The inhabitants of the villages near the lake have increased their fishing activities in order to survive the famine. But the surface area of the Turkana lake is shrinking and the number of fish has decreased. Fishermen complain that there isn't enough fish to meet the need for food of local communities. | On the Western shore of Lake Turkana, Turkana district, Kenya - July 2011 | Francesco Zizola / NOOR
Seagulls. Storm in de West Meep. | Waddenzee, the Netherlands - August 2014 | Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
Watching over a group of refugees at one of his network's safe houses hidden deep in Bossaso town’s back streets, smuggler Omar lights a cigarette. Bosasso, Somalia, January 2007 by Alixandra Fazzina. Alixandra's 'A Million Shillings' project is shortlisted for the prestigious Prix Pictet award. Read more in our latest newsletter on the news blog.
The guards of the Emir recognisable by their red and green outfit, and their turbans at the Emir's palace in Kano. The late 83-year-old monarch, Ado Bayero (ruled 1967-2014), ennobled five men, Kano, Kano State, Nigerian, the 30th of May 2014. | Kano, Nigeria - May 2014 | Bénédicte Kurzen / NOOR
Dieudonnée, 13 years old: "In 2013 the Hutu rebels came almost every night to the village and took some children to fight for them. One night they took everyone, including me and my family, some people were shot and killed. Most people were released, but I had to come with them to fight in the frontline. In the end I was released in 2014." | Walungu Area, South Kivu, DR Congo - January 2015 | Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR
In rural Washington state, 24-year-old Alex began communicating with members of the Islamic State last August via Twitter. She reached out to them first out of curiosity, and then continued to chat with them as a way to fill the loneliness and boredom of her life in a town of 3,000 people, where she works only part-time and where her main pastime is going to the mall. "They were online all the time, always available," she said. "And they were nice to me." | Washington, USA | March 2015 | Andrea Bruce / NOOR | Please contact email@example.com for more images and information.
NOOR and the Pro Department from Nikon France invite photographers and filmmakers to apply for the 2015 NOOR-Nikon Multimedia Journalism Workshop in Bayeux, France, October 7-10. Please click on the photograph for the link to the call for applications. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org | Tania is a fifteen-year-old girl and lives at Dipalok 3 Drop in Centre. When Tania was fourteen years old, she was forced to marry a twenty-one year old man with mental problems (please note all the real names of the children is this story have been changed to protect their identity). | Rajshahi, Bangladesh | January 2013 | Pep Bonet / NOOR.