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's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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