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These eight photos were taken in different areas of North Cotabato during the relief mission in February-March 2003 conducted by the Mindanao Peoples Caucus with Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) and Community Aid Abroad.

These are the real consequences of war rarely seen in newspapers and television.

With dreams of peace and quiet, evacuees sleep through the sounds of bombs and bullets, and the grumble of empty stomachs.

Photos were taken by Andrea Beck and Lyndee Prieto of IID.

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