Media Advisory: Photojournalist in South Sudan available for interviews | Humanitarian Coalition

Media Advisory: Photojournalist in South Sudan available for interviews


May 15, 2017
Food Crisis


A severe food crisis is affecting more than 20 million people in six different countries.

Award-winning photojournalist Renaud Philippe of Quebec is in South Sudan to document the effects of the crisis and the efforts underway to bring life-saving aid to people in need. His trips will include visits to relief efforts coordinated by members of the Humanitarian Coalition.

 

About Renaud Philippe

Renaud Philippe’s work has appeared in many publications including National Geographic, The Atlantic, The New York Times, MacLean's, Le Monde Diplomatique, Canadian Geographic, Mare magazine, Global Post, Le Figaro, Days Japan.

Renaud’s awards include a Gold National Magazine Award (Photojournalism & Photo Essay), the Magenta Foundation’s 2014 and 2015 Flash Forward award, an Award of Excellence in the International Pictures of the Year Award (POYi), three annual grand prizes from Quebec’s association of independent journalists (AJIQ).

 

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For more information:
Yosé Cormier
Communications Advisor
Humanitarian Coalition
613-292-2687
yose.cormier at humanitariancoalition.ca


The Humanitarian Coalition is Canada’s only joint appeal response for international disasters and emergencies. It is made up of 7 leading humanitarian agencies: Canadian Lutheran World Relief, CARE Canada, Islamic Relief Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Québec, Plan International Canada and Save the Children Canada. Collectively, they are present in more than 150 countries. Together, saving more lives.