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According to the NWFP authorities and the UN, at least three million internally displaced persons (IDPs) have now been registered as a result from recent fighting and on-going military operations against the Taliban. The Taliban have fled the Pakistani army's advance on the main town in the Swat Valley, according to the Pakistan military. The refugees have fled from Swat, Buner, and Lower Dir facing extremely harsh living conditions in the searing heat in over crowded camps.

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A women peers out from a torn curtain near her tent as the wind and dust blows making conditions in the massive tent city become more difficult May 31, 2009 in Jalozai camp, 15 k from Peshawar, Pakistan.

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Girls watch through a hole in the kitchen tent to see when the food will be ready June 2, 2009 at Jalozai camp, 15km from Peshawar, Pakistan. Refugees have fled from Swat, Buner, and Lower Dir faced with extremely harsh living conditions and searing heat in over-crowded camps.

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A boy reaches out with his bowl as a truck delivers dinner June 2, 2009 at Jalozai camp, 15km from Peshawar, Pakistan.

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An internally displaced family, fleeing a military offensive in the Swat valley region, wait their turn for a check-up near the field hospital at the UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) Jalozai camp, about 140 km (87 miles) north west of Pakistan's capital Islamabad June 7, 2009.

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Dr. Adnan Khan checks a Pakistani girl's throat in a medical tent June 2, 2009 at Jalozai camp, 15km from Peshawar, Pakistan.

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A boy uses a sheet as a sail as as wind and rain pound the massive tent city June 2, 2009 at Jalozai camp, 15km from Peshawar, Pakistan.

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Internally displaced children who fled a military offensive in the Swat valley region play cricket outside their tents at the UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) Jalozai camp, about 140 km (87 miles) northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, June 10, 2009.

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Sapna,10, holds her sister Marwa, 5 months while standing next to their burned belongings after one of the tents housing the large family caught fire on June 15, 2009 in Jalozai camp, 15km from Peshawar, Pakistan. Approximately 3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) as a result from recent fighting and on-going military operations against the Taliban. Pakistani forces battled militants in tribal areas after vowing a full assault on a Taliban chief in the lawless Afghan border region known to be an Al-Qaeda hideout.

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Pakistani boys attend religious school under an open tent on June 15, 2009 in Jalozai camp, 15km from Peshawar, Pakistan. New camps are sprouting up while others continue to grow as people shift away from the city of Mardan where thousands were living with families and schools as the UNHCR and other aid agencies struggle to deal with the needs of so many.

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A man stands by his tent after sunset May 31, 2009 in Jalozai camp, 15 k from Peshawar, Pakistan.

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Women cook their dinner over a fire May 31, 2009 in Jalozai camp, 15 k from Peshawar, Pakistan.

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