Running away from a war: The children of Compostela Valley

PRIZED POSSESSION.  A young child, displaced by military-rebel clashes in Compostela Valley in Southhern Philippines, holds a chicken as if his life depends on it, at an evacuation center in Davao City. Hundreds of farmers mostly indigenous peoples have fled Compostela Valley as government troopers lock in sporadic battles with the communist New People’s Army.

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