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Images from the resettlement of war-displaced Tamil refugees in the north of Sri Lanka

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Wounded civilians seen at a hopistal in Vavuniya.

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A young paraplegic woman seen at hospital in Vanvuniya.

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A victory sign errected by the government in Batticola, the eastern district which was under LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) control until 2006.

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An overall view of Manik farm, home to 320 displaced people at the end of the war between the LTTE and the SLA.

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A shelled church in Batticola distirict.

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Portrait of Sujatha, 26, returned to her village from Manik farm.

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A damaged grain storage building in Kilinochi town.

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Children at a displaced community in Batticola district.

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A cow seen roaming in Killinochi. When families fled their homes during the conflict the cattle were left behind. The cattle are also often victims of land mines.

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A shelled building seen in Kilinochi town, a defacto capital of LTTE.

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Sri Lankan army security personal seen along the way to Kilinochi in Mannar district.

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A mother who lost two her sons during the shelling mourns on the first anniversary of their death.

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A land mine sign in the formerly LTTE-controlled areas in Mannar district.

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Shelled church seen in a village in an area controlled by the LTTE.

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Poomani, 28, whose husband was abducted by Sinhalese in 2008.

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Home of a family resettled in Batticola district.

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Water tank destroyed by the SLA shelling in Kilinochi town.

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A resettled family seen at the shop near Kilinochi, an area which was under LTTE control.

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A family returns to their home from Manik farm. Each family is given tin sheets for the roof and ration of rice and lentil.

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during a ceremonial reception at Nallur Kandasamy temple, a famous Hindu temple in Jaffna.

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A large cutout of President Rajapaksa seen near the train station in Colombo.

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Bombed out building inside the LTTE-controlled Mannar district.

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The Sri Lankan government has resettled people who were displaced form Jaffna during the conflict in 1995.

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A wounded man, who is now a quadriplegic, at hospital in Vanvuniya.

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A family returns to their home from Manik farm. Each family is given tin sheets for the roof and ration of rice and lentil.

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Cattle roam in the swath of land. Most of the areas are still contaminated with land mines. Estimated date to completely demine the region is 2016.

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