Aid agencies call for access to Sri Lanka camps

Published on 21 May 2009

Aid groups and U.N. agencies are urging the Sri Lankan government to give them unrestricted access to camps housing more than a quarter of a million people who have fled the conflict in the northeast of the country. (..) The World Food Programme said new restrictions at Menik Farm are affecting its ability to manage how food aid is provided to residents. "This has had no impact on the delivery of food but some impact on our ability to monitor the orderly distribution of food," said WFP country director Adnan Khan

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