Life goes on: Fatima (20), an asylum seeker from Mali who is pregnant, is waiting for her case to be processed so she can move on from the camp in Settimo Torinese (Italy) where she is currently hosted.
Honest (39, Nigeria), here portrayed in his room in a reception centre in Bergamo (Italy), was rescued with more than other hundred migrants on a dinghy adrift in the Mediterranean sea.
I could not se outside [the dinghy] but only up because I was lying on the floor. I was praying, crying, shouting... 'Jeeesus'! I was not myself, I was just in spirit...
“When my head calmed down [after the rescue] I looked at the sea around me and at my boat, now empty... in that moment I started crying... from that moment I believe in God!”
The Italian Red Cross 'Fenoglio' camp in Settimo Torinese (Italy) seen from above.
Initially meant as a temporary camp for asylum seekers waiting to be quickly redirected to more permanent accommodations, it has become a semi-permanent accommodation where asylum seekers stay for months due to the lack of other accommodations in the area.
Asylum seekers during the Muslim afternoon prayer in a reception centre in Vedeseta (Italy).
Formerly a mountain residence for Catholic nuns, the house hosting them has been converted to reception centre only in recent years.