Levison Wood is a bestselling author, photographer and explorer. He has written nine books and his many television series have been broadcast and distributed in over a hundred countries worldwide. Wood served for several years as an Officer in the British Parachute Regiment, including an operational deployment to Afghanistan where he fought against Taliban insurgents in Helmand and Kandahar. He is an elected fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, a visiting fellow at Bayes Business School, and he has been a Leica ambassador since 2014.
All profits from the print sale will go to EMERGENCY's crucial work in Afghanistan. Donations will fund specialist training of local nurses & doctors, who will go on to treat thousands of patients in need across the country. On the 15th of August 2021, Afghanistan fell to the Taliban. One year later the world’s attention has moved on. However the situation in Afghanistan is getting worse and worse. Faced with economic sanctions, severe drought, the cumulative toll of decades of war and renewed violence, the role EMERGENCY plays in Afghanistan is more critical than ever.
“My message is urgent: Don’t shut the door on the people of Afghanistan" Martin Griffiths, the U.N.’s emergency aid coordinator.