Sunday, August 16, 2009

Italy allocates Rs. 48 million more for IDPs

The Italian Government has decided to allocate UNHCR a further contribution of Euros 300,000 (Rs. 48 million).
This is following the UNHCR 'Global Appeal 2009 Update' in favour of the 280,000 Refugees in Vavuniya and with the aim of causal to the international labors to assist the Government in alleviating the conditions of the refugees of the new conflict.
The Italian payment will fund UNHCR activities in the caring and lawful assistance, education and hygiene for the IDPs, as well as in assisting the Indian and Sri Lanka Governments to identify modalities for a unpaid and dignified return from India of Sri Lankans who fled the state due to the ethnic disagreement
Courtesy - Daily News

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