Sri Lanka

Published on 08 April 2009

Reportedly, nearly 60,470 IDPs have been able to cross over to Government controlled areas and are now located in Vavunia (52,678), Jaffna (5,515), Trincomalee (464), Mannar (856) and Pulmudai Hospital (957). WFP continues to provide dry food rations to the IDPs accommodated in various centres and welfare villages.

The WFP Regional Bureau led Inter-Agency Food Security Assessment Mission concluded its field work and debriefed WFP and Government of their initial observations, pending data analysis and reporting on  concrete findings and recommendations.