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P02211.021

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,

ID number P02211.021
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour
Photographer White, Justin
Physical description Colour
Copyright holder White, Justin

Description

Kibeho, Rwanda. 1995-05. Sick and wounded refugees receiving treatment from medical personnel of the Australian Medical Support Force (AMSF). The Australians are wearing United Nations (UN) insignia and have set up a temporay canvas cover over several stretcher cases. Crouching over their patients are left to right: Unidentified; Flight Lieutenant Robyn Yeo RAAF (wearing blue face mask); unidentified; Corporal Jenkins (wearing Red Cross brassard), a patrol medic with 2 Cavalry Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps(RAAC); the woman on the far right, and also wearing a brassard is Able Seaman Grover, RAN. Two weeks earlier the Kibeho refugee camp had been devastated during a riot and subsequent massacre. All the Australian's were members of the United Nations Assistance Mission In Rwanda (UNAMIR).