Since mid-2006, a dramatic escalation in the civil war in Sri Lanka between government forces and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has resulted in over 4,000 deaths and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people. The latest phase of the 24-year conflict has also prolonged the misery of large numbers of civilians already displaced by the conflict between 1983 and 2002, and by the December 2004 tsunami.
26 September 2007 | Country Profile
The following report aims to explore the issues faced by IDPs in Sri Lanka in more detail, with information gained by IDMC during a fact-finding mission in 2007
01 September 2007 | Publication