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Portfolio - INDIA. 2001. Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Raghu Rai
Raghu Rai, who covered the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India in 1984, has returned 17 years later to photograph the despair of those who survived, published in the book "Exposure" for Greenpeace International, 2002.

More than 20,000 persons have died since the deadly menthyl-iso-cyanate leaked from the multinational Union Carbide Corporation's pesticide formulation factory in Bhopal. As 40 tons of this deadly gas leaked from the plant and rained over the city of Bhopal in central India on the night of December 2nd,1984, an estimated 8,000 persons died within the first three...

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This victim was identified as Leela who lived in the Chola colony...
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Burial of unknown children, victims of the Bhopal disaster.
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A family suffering from serious eye and lung damage.
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INDIA. Bhopal. 1984. This elderly woman was badly injured when...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 1984. A man carries the body of his dead wife...
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Poster of the dead and missing displayed all over Bhopal within...
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In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, thousands of sick...
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A man pastes identification labels onto dead children's foreheads...
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Mass cremation of victims held alongside the communal graves....
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INDIA. Bhopal. 1984. Survivors of the Bhopal disaster from the...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 1984. Burial of an unknown child.
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INDIA. Bhopal. Foetuses which were aborted by pregnant women...
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INDIA. Bhopal. Nanko, now 76 years old, was independent and able...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2001. Skulls discarded after research at the Hamida...
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INDIA. Bhopal survivors protest in New Delhi, to extradite Warren...
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INDIA. Bhopal. Gangaram had come to Bhopal to get treatment for...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2002. Union Carbide abandonned its factory after...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2002. Muhammed AZIZ returns to the cemetery where...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2002. These women have all lost their husbands...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2002. Mehboob BI has two daughters and two sons....
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2002. Mohammed ARIF has pulmonary fibrosis due...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2002. Hasan ALI, 70 years old, is a victim of...
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INDIA. Bhopal. December 2, 1984, during routine maintenance operations...
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INDIA. Bhopal. Gas victim, Akbar Khan Bundela. 2004.
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INDIA. Bhopal. Some of the effected old people living opposite...
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INDIA. Bhopal. Mr Satyu of Sambhavana trust. 2004.
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INDIA. Bhopal. These widows of Bhopal live in one-room tenements...
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