Alikambai villagers receive Tsunami Relief
[TamilNet, Monday, 07 March 2005, 11:46 GMT]
Residents of Alikambai, an ancient tribal village in Amparai coast, from a community of 231 families were delivered relief supplies including clothing Sunday by the Tamils Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), a Sri Lanka Government registered NGO which works exclusively in the NorthEast, sources said. The Grama Sevaka of the district assisted in distributing the supplies to the villagers.
Head of the Amparai district TRO, P Aathavan and Special co-ordinator Mr Selvarajah participated in the delivery of supplies to the residents.
The lifestyle and customs of the residents of this village markedly differs from those of other traditional Tamil villages, officials said.
Meanwhile, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian from Jaffna district who visited a pre-school at the Kavadapiddy model village in Amparai, donated Rs 10,000 to buy educational supplies for the pre-school.
Mr Senathirajah gathered details on the way the model village is functioning with its own health facilities and inspected the construction of the temporary shelters.