Francis Yorpoi, 11 years old. Freetown, Sierra Leone. November 2015.
Francis and his younger brother were orphaned by Ebola in November/December of 2014, when they lost both parents to Ebola within a month of one another. At the time of his death, Francis' father was a photographer in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Francis was subsequently separated from his younger brother and adopted by his paternal aunt and uncle, who could not afford to take in both boys.
Tanauan, Leyte Island, Philippines
The first military or aid helicopter to land in Tanauan, 3 days after the landfall of Typhoon Haiyan. November 2013.
Cité Soleil, Port au Prince, Haiti
George Brook Community, Freetown, Sierra Leone
A young boy pages through his older brother's high school textbook.
The sun rises over the town's recently cleared main street, where a bike taxi ferries passengers day 4 status post typhoon landfall.
A local villager walks into the town of San Andres de Larrainzar on a typically cold, misty day.
George Brook School, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
A student shares her water with her teacher's 1 year old son while the teacher supervises recess outside.
Tanauan, Leyte Island, The Philippines
In the hours following Typhoon Haiyan, two men fight over a torn, nearly empty bag of rice scavenged from a military helicopter that dropped off a medical team on a beach head outside of town.
sara b. may photography
Sara B. May is a documentary photographer and humanitarian photojournalist, whose work has included post-Ebola Sierra Leone, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and the US/Mexican Border.