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Displaced People in Georgia
An estimated 300,000 people were displaced as a result of Georgias wars against two separatist military campaigns, one in the Black Sea region of Abkhazia in the northwest, and the other in the northeast region of South Ossetia. The war over Abkhazian, between 1992 and 1994, led to the displacement of mainly ethnic Georgians.
Niko Benize, 3 and his big brother Nukri, age 5, sit in the room they share with their family in Tskhaltubo
Approximately 8-10.000 people live in small rooms in old hotels and sanatoriums.
horena lives with her family in a small room. The family of five have to share two beds. The family live on social security.
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Niko Benize, age 3, sits in the room he shares with his entire family of five.
The eight members of the Kopaliani family live under one roof.
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Shorena Shamatava, 33, sits in her room in Tskhaltubo, Georgia on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007. She is holding her child, Seorgi, age 2. The family is living in a small room. ...
There are no running water in the rooms. The families have to collect the water from a post outside.
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A pig is slaughtered.
Nino, 7, and Inga, 4, Abshilova, lie in the bed which they share with their grandmother. The family has been living in this room for 15 years.
The Kopaliani family is so poor that they can only afford to eat one meal a day
A former hotel, is shown, that now houses RDP refugees from Abkhazia, since they were forced to flee from the war in 1992-93. The outlook for the returning to Abkhazia, m...
Nukri, 5, and Niko, 3, Benize, fight over a toy gun. The family of five lives in a small room (approximately 15 square-meters), and must share the same bed.
Natela Kacharava, who has paralysis in her leg and hands, sits in the family sleeping room.
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