Phil Behan is a freelance photographer based in Guangzhou,China. The body of Phil’s work is focused mainly around documentary photography with a particular focus on stories about displacement,Integration and Refugee issues. The majority of his work has been published by the UNHCR and United Nations agencies.
Phil also has a keen interest in Saharan travel and mountaineering.He has traveled extensively in remote sections of the desert,areas of which include, Algeria’s Immidir and Tefedest regions,Mauritania’s Majabat Region,Niger’s Tenere area and Mali’s Northern Deserts.He will attempt to summit Muztagh Ata on the Chinese / Pakistan border in June 2013.
Previous clients include, The World Food Programme,Save the Children, The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR),The International Organisation for Migration(IOM) UNDP,Unicef,UNESCO,Merip (Middle East Review Magazine), World Vision (Jordan), Jesuit Refugee Service, Afghan Scene Magazine, Focus Ireland,DFID (UK) and The World Bank.
Newswires and magazines publications include, Al-Jazeera In-Pictures,The Shot Magazine Ireland, The Irish Times, BBC In Pictures, The Irish Examiner,Independent on Sunday, The Limerick Leader and The Washington Diplomat.