Canada Increases Humanitarian Aid to Sri Lanka

Published on 04 May 2009

At the conclusion of her visit to Sri Lanka, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced today an increase in critical humanitarian aid to assist the civilians displaced by the ongoing civil war in the country. (...) The Government of Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), will provide additional funding to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Medecins Sans Frontieres, the World Food Programme and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

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