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A Sinhalese returnee boy tends to his rice harvest in Vavuniya.

During Sri Lanka’s 20 year civil war more than 1 million people were uprooted from their homes or forced to flee, often repeatedly. Many found shelter in UNHCR-supported Open Relief Centers, in Government welfare centers or with relatives and friends.

Creator Taylor, L
Publisher United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Copyright holder Cleared
Year
Coverage
  • Sri Lanka
Subjects
  • Children
  • Returnees
  • Food crops
Collections
  • srilanka2003
Last updated Sep 06, 2011