Across the border, far from home

Although the standoff in Ivory Coast following the presidential elections has ended, violence among the rival groups continues, and it has created a humanitarian crisis along the border with Liberia. Tens of thousands have fled into Liberia, where rural camps have sprung up. These images were taken at one such camp, Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp.

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Refugees crossing the river from Ivory Coast to Liberia.

Ivory Coast Refugees 

Refugees crossing the river from Ivory Coast to Liberia.

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Ben Grant

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Ben Grant

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

In the women and children's ward.

Tubman Hospital 

In the women and children's ward.

Dr. Patrick Lee with a refugee patient.

Tubman Hospital 

Dr. Patrick Lee with a refugee patient.

Treating a refugee patient in the Tiyatien supported Tubman Hospital.

Tubman Hospital 

Treating a refugee patient in the Tiyatien supported Tubman Hospital.

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Toe Town Refugee Transit Camp 

Photo: Dr. Patrick Lee

Related story: After conflict in Ivory Coast, native Liberians return to help refugees overcome the crisis

 
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