TRO caring 10 000 IDPs, seeks assistance from ICRC, GoSL, SLMM

[TamilNet, Friday, 04 August 2006, 12:35 GMT]
Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO) on Thursday said the organisation was taking care of ten thousand IDPs in Trincomalee district. Food and water has been provided by the TRO to the IDPs since 01 August 2006. "Stockpiles of food are running low and TRO is appealing to the ICRC, Government of Sri Lanka, and the SLMM to facilitate the transportation of humanitarian relief to the displaced persons," the organisation said. TRO has also received requests for assistance from the Muslim Council in Kinniya, a community TRO has assisted post-tsunami.

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Full text of the urgent appeal issued by the TRO follows:

URGENT APPEAL for Displaced Persons in Trincomalee District

TRO is currently caring for over 10,000 families displaced due to recent fighting in the Trincomalee District.

Food and water has been provided by TRO to these IDPs since 1 August 2006. Stockpiles of food are running low and TRO is appealing to the ICRC, Government of Sri Lanka, and the SLMM to facilitate the transportation of humanitarian relief to the displaced persons.

TRO has also received urgent requests for assistance from the Muslim Council in Kinniya (a community TRO has assisted post-tsunami).

TRO Office for the purchase of food items. Assistance is required from the ICRC, GoSL and SLMM to facilitate the transportation of relief to the affected areas.

Persons have been displaced from Muttur, Kiliveddy, Menkamam, Kangavely, Sampoor, Senaiyoor, Kaddaiparichchan, and Kadatkaraisenai to the following locations:

LocationFamilies
Churches, Temples & schools throughout area 6,000
Pattalipuram 529
Nallur 275
Punnaiyadi School 1,800
Verugal 825
Kalladi 311
Mugathuvararu 410
Total 10,150


TRO urges the international humanitarian community to respond to this URGENT APPEAL immediately.

 

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