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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Facade of the Grande Hotel at the night. (Mozambique, Beira) 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Grande Hotel, facade. (Mozambique, Beira) 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Locals drink beer in front of the Grande Hotel. (Mozambique, Beira) 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. People fill buckets with a tap water from the only water pump available for about six thousand squatters. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Grande Hotel at the evening. Front view. (Beira, Mozambique) 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Hall of the Grande Hotel (Beira, Mozambique) 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Principal circular staircase of the Grande Hotel squat. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Grand circular staircase. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A man laying on the floor at the hall 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A corridor of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. People in a corridor of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Children in a corridor of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A woman carrying a bucket in a corridor of the Grande Hotel. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Woman with a bucket indoors of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A chair in a corridor 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. People in a corridor of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Man resting on the circular stairs of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Residents of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Man lifting a bicycle to the upper floor of the squat 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Woman wash her clothes in the basement 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. One of the patios of the building where locals used to throw out a garbage was cleaned by the international volunteer team at 2010. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A passage between blocks of the building 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A passage between blocks of the building 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. View to the swimming pool from the roof of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Olimpic size swimming pool is used nowadays as a garbage dump and and a laundry 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. The roof of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A boy sits on the chair in the coridor of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A local family who live it the corridor of the building 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A woman washes dishes in the corridor of the squat 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A goal on the sports ground of the Grande Hotel. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Kids play football on the sports ground of the Grande Hotel. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Boxes of pirate DVDs with some movies wich people may watch in the wooden "cinema" in front of the Grande Hotel. 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Locals watch a movie in the wooden "cinema" in front of the Grande Hotel. One "ticket" costs 1 metical (about 0,02 euro). 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Man watches a movie in the wooden "cinema" in front of the Grande Hotel. One "ticket" costs 1 metical (about 0,02 euro). 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Kids play indoors of the slum 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A boy, who is resident of the squat 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. Children play in the corridor of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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Africa, Mozambique, Beira, The Grande Hotel Beira was a luxury hotel that was open from 1952 to 1963. It continued to be used during the 1960s as a conference center and swimming pool. During the Mozambican Civil War it served as a refugee camp. Today the former hotel is occupied by 2,000-3,000 squatters who live in substandard conditions. A boy plays in the basement of the Grande Hotel 2011 Vlad Sokhin / Agentur Focus.
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