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Tiane Doan na Champassak
Mine fires (India)

This photographic reportage is about the inhabitants of Jharia, a coal field area in Southern Bihar, India.

This region has been hit by the unique phenomenon of mine fires which started in 1916 and is rapidly destroying the only source of prime coking coal in the country. The main focus of the story is to show the residents living in this subsidence-hit area and the dangers associated to is such as pollution and land caving.

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