Basra, October 31, 2002

A boy stands at the window of his house in Jumurriyah neighborhood in Basra, Iraq. Social services in Jumurriyah are severely impaired by U.N. sanctions led. Spare parts for electricity and sanitation services as well as service contracts for the installation of essential equipment are have been placed on hold by United States representatives on the sanctions committee.

Credit: Thorne Anderson/Corbis Sygma
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