Marwan Tahtah: Bekaa Valley refugee camp, Lebanon 27.04.15

The Syrian refugee camps of the Bekaa Valley in east Lebanon are underfunded and overlooked – to cover their modest shelters, residents appropriate banners advertising luxury products. Marwan Tahtah, a photographer for Beirut's Al Akhbar newspaper, captures the resulting mixture of ingenuity, extravagance and survival.

This article first appeared in Icon 141: Camps, under the headline "Posters from the edge". Buy back issues or subscribe to the magazine for more like this

 

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