Transit: Escape from Somalia to Yemen

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Photojournalist Espen Rasmussen tells the stories of refugees from Somalia who have crossed the gulf to Yemen, fleeing violence and looking for work. The video, composed of images and video by Rasmussen and edited by Anna Stevens of Panos Pictures, is part of Rasmussen's seven-year Transit project, in which he documents the experiences of people displaced by conflicts and disasters around the world. He reflects on the project in an interview with the Atlantic Video channel here

Don't miss two more videos from the Transit series, about refugees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and displaced families in Georgia

For more work by Espen Rasmussen, visit http://www.espenrasmussen.com and http://www.transit-project.com. For more videos from Panos Pictures, see http://www.panos.co.uk

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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