The polar bear who flies

Habib Shashati’s lifelong love of the skies fits well with a career spent climbing to the top

Habib works on a telecommunications tower, As Salamiyah camp, northern Iraq. Photo: WFP/Lasse Axelsson
Habib continues to work as the sun sets over Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq. Photo: WFP/Erika Iglesias
Habib is now Emergency Telecommunications Sector Coordinator in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: WFP/Katarzyna Chojnacka
Habib (centre) deploys critical communications services in As Salamiyah camp as part of the Mosul response in Iraq. Photo: WFP/Erika Iglesias

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