About 220 families have left their towns to look for safer land in the capital of the south western Nariño province. The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs recently released a report that reveals about 1000 people have been forced off their lands due to combats between the FARC and the Colombian army. According to the report, some of the families displaced by these combats had already been moved out of their towns in 2007. Churches, schools and some houses have been adapted as temporary refuges for the emergency.
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