manik farm

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Sri Lanka: Displaced Tamils seek missing family

Article Date: 
26 May 2009

Aid agencies have warned that a lack of sanitation and adequate medicine was allowing disease like hepatitis to spread.

Indeed, many of the inmates interviewed at Manik Farm said their children were suffering from diarrhea and other illnesses that stem from tainted water. One woman held up her baby who she said had diarrhea for three days. When she took him to the camp clinic the doctor said the child was fine and sent her away, she said.

Article Author: 
Ravi Nessman
Article Source: 
Associated Press
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