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Displaced Residents Mark Eidl Fitr in Marawi Two Years After The Siege

MARAWI, PHILIPPINES - JUNE 5: Displaced Marawi residents gather to celebrate Eidl Fitr in a makeshift prayer tent inside a shelter compound for evacuees on June 5, 2019 in Marawi, Philippines. Thousands of displaced and frustrated residents of Marawi also marked their two years living inside dismal makeshift tent shelters in Marawi. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that access to potable water, viable livelihood opportunities, and, most importantly, permanent shelters, are the most pressing problems for the evacuees, including the need to address emotional trauma from the siege. Marawi was ground zero for a five-month-long battle between government forces and a sizable number of IS-inspired groups that lay siege to the city last May 2016 that killed more than a thousand people and leveled the center of the city. (Photo by Jes Aznar/Getty Images)
Displaced Residents Mark Eidl Fitr in Marawi Two Years After The Siege
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