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Istmina, Choco, Colombia.
A man tries in vain to fix leaks in the tarpaulin roof during a tropical downpour. The Wounaan were forced to flee their ancestral lands after Colombian leftist guerillas, the FARC murdered two Wounaan community leaders for resisting FARC efforts to control their tribe and recruit their youth. Of a population of 1,748, more than 700 have fled.
Since arriving in Istmina, they have crammed into abandoned houses with no running water. They are building temporary shelters with tarpaulin roofs to stave off the tropical rain.
Following 40 years of civil war, Colombia has the world's third highest displaced population due to conflict. A displacement described by the UN as one of the largest since the Second World War.

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Istmina, Choco, Colombia.<br />
A man tries in vain to fix leaks in the tarpaulin roof during a tropical downpour. The Wounaan were forced to flee their ancestral lands after Colombian leftist guerillas, the FARC murdered two Wounaan community leaders for resisting FARC efforts to control their tribe and recruit their youth. Of a population of 1,748, more than 700 have fled. <br />
Since arriving in Istmina, they have crammed into abandoned houses with no running water. They are building temporary shelters with tarpaulin roofs to stave off the tropical rain.<br />
Following 40 years of civil war, Colombia has the world's third highest displaced population due to conflict. A displacement described by the UN as one of the largest since the Second World War.