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There are 2,850 family sized tents dispersed throughout the camps.

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The tents are assembled so the refugees have somewhere to sleep.

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Overcrowding at the camps is becoming a major worry.

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New arrivals at Menik Farm, one of the 38 IDP sites, following an escalation in fighting between government forces and Tamil rebels.

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UNHCR officials oversee the unloading of the tents.

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The first UNHCR emergency airlift flight for Sri Lanka arrives carrying 2,850 family-sized tents from the refugee agency's central stockpiles in Dubai.

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