Risk and Resilience Photo contest entry: Courtney Kurlanska

bridge wash out
In October of 2010 a large storm washed out both the foot bridge and the “rampla” between Condega and the road to Yali.  For several days the current was too swift  for any busses or any other transport to pass, but when the current eventually slowed Nicaraguan ingenuity went to work.  A number of young men inflated inner tubes and created makeshift rafts to transport people and products across the river.  With ropes at either side of the river they would pull the rafts back and forth across the raging water.  In this picture you can see bananas being transported in one area and a line of people waiting to cross on the other side.
— Courtney Kurlanska

Please submit your photos, too!
Please send us photos that you think describes and elaborates the conference theme of risk and resilience, along with a title and short description.

We will use the photos that we receive to promote the meeting.  Each week until the meeting we will email an exemplary photo to the SEA-list, with the goal of encouraging interest and thinking through the various meanings and experiences of risk and resilience.

Grand prize:  Free Banquet ticket at the SEA meeting, and your photo will be presented in a place of honor at the meeting.


* It must be a photo that you have taken.

* By submitting it to the competition you agree to allow SEA to use the photo to promote the conference.

* You do not have to be an SEA member to enter the contest.

* Please be sensitive to the use of images of people, living or deceased, in photos.

* Due: any time before Jan 1, 2016.

* Send all entries to Bram Tucker: bramtuck [at] uga [dot] edu

We will add a photo credit to the corner of your photo before use.  Photos used in emails will have text written over them to announce the meeting.

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