This photographer faced a busy scene without a wide lens, and the resulting density of information makes a strong picture. This frame is thick with hungry desperation. I was prompted to search for images of hunger by today's UN statement that the world has surpassed 1 billion undernourished people.
Children crowd to receive food being distributed by a social organization at a rehabilitation camp after a fire destroyed their homes at Beharampada slum, in the suburb of Bandra in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 18, 2009. At least 15 people were injured and 200 shanties were devastated in the fire which broke out in the early hours on Thursday, according to local news reports.