Issue Date: Mar 15, 2009
some relief: Sri Lanka will supply special energy food packages to civilians fleeing the war regions in northern Sri Lanka. More than 30,000 civilians are living in welfare centres and some in camps, said Sri Lanka's Minister for Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services Rishard Badurdeen. Food, shelter, medical help, clean water and latrines are immediate requirements, said Toril Brekke, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Country Director in Sri Lanka . NRC is distributing emergency shelters to the transit camps.