HUFFINGTON POST
09/25/2015 03:10 pm ET Updated Sep 25, 2015

These Instagram Accounts Are Documenting The Refugee Crisis

Not since World War II has there been a mass migration this size, and never has there been one as highly documented.

As thousands of refugees and migrants have made their way to Europe in search of safety and better lives, photographers have gone to incredible lengths to document the harrowing journey across the continent.

Many photojournalists and reporters have shared images daily, making sure the world gets a first-hand look at the struggles involved.  

Below is a selection of some of the most powerful accounts to follow and track the refugee crisis on Instagram. 

David Maurice Smith is a documentary photographer based in Sydney. 

Zalmai, was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and left the country during the Soviet invasion in 1980. He relocated to Lausanne, Switzerland. 

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Freelance photographer Somi Riahi is based in Iran. 

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Marko Drobnjakovic is a freelance photographer based out of Belgrade, Serbia. 

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Muhammed Muheisen is a chief photographer for Associated Press.

Panos Pictures, a photo agency based in London, has created a feed dedicated to documenting the refugee crisis. 

Ivor Prickett is a photographer working in Greece for UNHCR. 

Liz Sly is the Beirut bureau chief for The Washington Post.

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Alexander Marquardt is an ABC News foreign correspondent based in Beirut. 

(H/T Instagram/Outcast Agency)

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