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Feature - India: "Exposure" The Bhopal Tragedy. 1984 - 2001.
Raghu Rai
Raghu Rai, who covered the world's worst industrial disaster 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 tonnes 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 days, and a population...

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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. Burial of an unknown child.
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INDIA. Bhopal. Foetuses which were aborted by pregnant women...
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Amarchand Ajmera, 76 years old, has committed his life to ensure...
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INDIA. Bhopal. Nanko, now 76 years old, was independent and able...
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There is no official memorial to the 20.000 who died from the...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2001. Skulls discarded after research at the Hamida...
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Mohammad Khan in the cemetery where his son, who was exposed...
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After the Bhopal disaster, Sunil became the eldest male member...
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INDIA. Bhopal survivors protest in New Delhi, to extradite Warren...
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Devchand, 65 years old, lives opposite the Union Carbide factory....
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INDIA. Bhopal. Gangaram had come to Bhopal to get treatment for...
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Dashrat Prasad , 55 years old, is a resident of the Jayaprakash...
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INDIA. Bhopal. 2001.
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Patients waiting for care at the Ginnori Primary Unit.
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Zubeda Bi lost all her relatives in the Bhopal disaster. Neighbors...
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Asma and her niece Raisa took care of elderly Zubeda Bi who lost...
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Rehana Bi and her son. Both have eye damages from the disaster....
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Masked protesters gather at a statue in front of the Union Carbide...
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Jamela Bi and Shahejahan work in a stationery centre run for...
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Leela Devi and her husband have spent almost everything they...
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Shakeel Quereshi was the shift-incharge at the Union Carbide...
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Dr. Sathpathy is the forensic expert of the Hamida Hospital.
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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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Residents of the Ayub Nagar colony still drink and wash with...
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Born on the day the toxic gas swept across the city, this girl...
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Survivors wait for treatment at the Samhavna Clinic, near the...
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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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Swaraj Puri was the Superintendent of police in Bhopal the night...
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Rubeda Banu with her three sons.
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Mohammad Rehan, 18 years old, was one years old when he was exposed...
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Dr. Rashimi Jha treats victims of the Bhopal disaster at a clinic...
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Years after the tragedy many survivors have not received any...
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Pushpa, 70 years old, is visited by her nieces. Ever since she...
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Alia Bi with her niece Rehana who as been shrinking since she...
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Jamuna Devi is being treated for her lungs at the Bhopal Memorial...
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Hasan Ali, 70 years old, is a victim of the gas disaster. He...
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Sohanlal Soni has frequent bouts of coughing due to the toxic...
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