Asia photos

afghanistan_refugee_family Displaced families from Ghor province in Afghanistan shelter outside Heart in freezing temperatures. John James/IRIN
Iraq_refugee_children_search_for_clothes Young Iraqi children hunt through a pile of clothes donated by residents of al-Malikiyah after the recent influx of Iraqi refugees to a refugee camp situated next to the town of al-Malikya in Rogava, Syria. © Mackenzie-Knowles-Coursin/IRIN
Thai farmers harvest rice near Ta Pra Mok, Thailand. Rice is the staple food for more than half the world’s population including 640 million people living in Asia. © International Rice Research Institute
Yemen_water_seekers. Milhan locals must climb 1,500-1,800-high mountains to reach springs to get water, Yemen © Ali Saeed/IRIN
A bread shop on Jalalabad Road, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Bread is not fortified in Afghanistan, and many suffer from malnutrition. Taken in January 2012 © Heba Aly/IRIN
Market sellers in Islamabad, Pakistan, struggle with high food prices Photo: © Rebecca Conway/IRIN

In 2015, countless Afghan asylum seekers made the long journey across Europe: from the Greek island of Lesvos, through the Balkans and onward to their final destinations. © Jodi Hilton/IRIN