Topic: Hurricane Sandy

Lashkar Gah, Helmand, Afghanistan. In Boost Hospital in the provincial capital, a young girl who suffered burns to over 50% of her body lies in an observation room after an accident with an oil lamp at home. Boost Hospital is administered by Medicines Sans Frontiers. MSF provides all the equipment and pharmaceuticals as well as staff, including 18 ex-pat medical and admin staff. And these guys work HARD. Andrew Quilty / Oculi. 18.2.2014
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#LightBoxFF: Andrew Quilty on Learning to Love Instagram

After years of staunch resistance, Occuli photographer Andrew Quilty has embraced Instagram as a powerful tool for photojournalists and documentary photographers around the world.

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Hurricane Sandy: One Year After Disastrous Storm

Pictures of the Week: October 18 – October 25

From the royal christening and the World Series to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and a 75 million-year-old baby dinosaur, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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The Backstory

Superstorm Sandy, One Year Later: Self-Portraits by Communities in Distress

One year ago, more than 800,000 photos were uploaded and tagged as Superstorm Sandy made landfall. On the anniversary of the devastating storm, Fred Ritchin writes for LightBox on the power of the photograph as self-documentary in 2013.

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Pictures of the Week: December 28 – January 4

From the Sandy Hook Elementary students’ return to school and the death of a gang-rape victim in India to New Year’s celebrations and a giant rubber duck in Darling Harbor, Australia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Bernat Armangue—AP

Pictures of the Week: November 16 – 23

From a ceasefire in the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas and President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar to a rebel takeover of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a camel fair in India, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Image: Nov. 11, 2012. A murmuration of starlings put on an a display over the town of Gretna, Scotland.

Pictures of the Week: November 9 – November 16

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Image: Ervin Pridgen, 52, in his kitchen on the first floor of the Redfern Houses.
Photo Essay

In Sandy’s Shadow: How the Redfern Houses’ True Ordeal Began After the Storm

For many in Sandy’s path, the storm itself was terrifying. On Staten Island, houses collapsed, crushing people underneath; in Breezy Point, families fled blocks of homes in flames. But in Redfern, the real struggle began the next day, when it became clear that power wouldn’t return for weeks.

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Image: Jane Caravello, who lost her home on Kissam Avenue, spray-painted street numbers onto the remains of her house and her neighbors' homes, to aid insurance adjustors with property damage assessment. Thirteen houses were ripped from their foundations on this block.
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Sandy’s Aftermath: Devastation in Staten Island by Eugene Richards

In the wake of Sandy’s destruction, TIME asked Eugene Richards to document the widespread devastation on Staten Island.

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Image: Oct. 29, 2012. Female Giant Panda "Jia Jia," one of two Giant Pandas from China is seen in its enclosure in Singapore.

Pictures of the Week: October 26 – November 2

From the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and Eid al-Adha celebrations around the world to the final week of campaigning for the 2012 U.S. presidential election and a suspected smuggler’s jeep perched atop the U.S.–Mexico border fence, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Image: Oct. 20, 2012. A Free Syrian Army fighters carry a civilian away from the line of fire after he was shot twice by a Syrian army sniper in Aleppo, Syria.

Pictures of the Week: October 19 – 26

From the start of baseball’s World Series and Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean to the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and people dressed as pandas, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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