The 10 Disturbing Photographs Telling Tales Of Disaster

The 10 Disturbing Photographs Telling Tales Of Disaster

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This suffering, courage and hope the stories encountered by photographers and speaks directly captured through his lens rings true for rare photos in this list.

Note that some of the images are so powerful and disturbing the quiet life. Scroll down at your own risk.

1. Tragedy of Omayra Sanchez

Photographer: Frank Fourier

Colombia 1985, killing more than 25,000 people landslide of mud Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruption that lead. Frank Fournier Omayra Sanchez, who won a World Press Photo award in 1985, captured the tragic image of a 13-year-old girl trapped for 60 hours under the rubble of her home.

As a little girl’s fate, tragic struggle that television had been followed by millions of people around the world for three days following hypothermia and died due to gangrene. A weak rescue mission began leading criticized the Columbian government.

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2. Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984

Photographer: Pablo Bartholomew

In December 1984, gas leaking from the Union Carbide India Limited storage tank killed as many as 15,000 and injured 558,125 people in Bhopal. This massive environmental and human disaster was a result of ignorance in standard safety and maintenance procedures. Bartholomew while documenting the catastrophe came across a man who was burying a child.

3. Operation Lion Heart

Photographer: Deanne Fitzmaurice

Fitzmaurice is an American photographer and photojournalist won sensitive photo essay “Operation Lion Heart won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for the highly respected ‘. Lion Heart Saleh Khalaf, a nine year old boy nicknamed been crippled by an explosion in Iraq. The boy underwent surgery several threatening the life of the Oakland, was brought to a hospital in CA. This unwillingness to die and his courage nicknamed him – Saleh Khalaf, meaning ‘lion heart’.

4. After the Tsunami

Photographer: Arko Datta

It is considered as one of the most striking representation of the context of the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster followed. Arko Datta, who is an award-winning photojournalists from India is also recognized for her, images of the riots reflected the plight of victims of violence. The ‘tsunami’ is a “graphic, historical and the emotional image depicts a woman in a” mourning the death of a relative.

5. The Power of One

Photographer: Oded Balilty

Oded Balilty an Israeli documentary photographer. In 2006, when the Israeli government decided to uproot the illegal settlers, a great clash was inevitable. What a brave 16-year-old Jewish settler here, resisting the authorities Nili Ynet. They later said Nili, was “you see in the picture, a lot of, but behind the very same person, Prime Minister Ehud put Olmert, just an illusion, but my standing behind the Lord and Israel. ”

6. After the Storm

Photographer: Patrick Farrell

In 2008 Farrell captured the horrors experienced by the victims of the tropical storm Hanna that had hit Haiti. He documented the after math in black-and-white stills, more of which you can find here. He was awarded Pulitzer in 2009. In the above picture, we have a young boy rescuing a stroller from the wreck of his home.


7. Thailand Massacre

Photographer: Neal Ulevich

Neal Ulevich mischief on the deteriorating political situation in Thailand “at Thammasat University in Bangkok streets culminated in violent confrontations and violence.” Is an American photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977 for 1976. Many students were protesting against the dictatorship of Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn plans to return to the country that is hanged, shot, beaten, mutilated and burnt to death.

8. World Trade Center 9/11

Photographer: Steve Ludlum

This photograph is an eyewitness to history. It captures the power of universal destruction. Ludlum said, “It’s an iconic image. When people think of the World Trade Center disaster they will think about this photograph.” In 2002, Ludlum won the Pulitzer for Breaking News Photography.


9. War Underfoot

Photographer: Carolyn Cole

Very aptly named, the photograph certainly says a thousand unsaid words. It mirrors the devastating effects of the Civil War in Liberia. The picture was taken on the streets of Monrovia, capital of Liberia. Cole won the Pulitzer in 2004, for her coverage of the siege of Monrovia. For the records, Carolyn Cole is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times.

10. Kosovo Refugees

Photographer: Carol Guzy

Carol Guzy touching pictures in 2000 he had received a Pulitzer Prize for Kosovo refugees. This is especially a 2-year-old refugee boy in the picture was being passed through the fence Barb wired to his family on the other side. Guzy time for the Washington Post and Pulitzer has won four times.

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