DRC discusses participation in NE relief efforts

[TamilNet, Thursday, 23 January 2003, 02:42 GMT]
Representatives of Danish Refugee Council (DRC), led by Nelson Benderson from the Asia-Africa Head Office, met with Thamilchelvan, Head of the political section of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), in Kilinochchi Tuesday, sources in Vanni said.

The meeting took place in the Political Office of the LTTE in Kilinochchi town.

The delegation discussed matters related to the participation of DRC in the humanitarian relief efforts in the NorthEast province, sources close to the LTTE said.

The Danish Refugee Council is a private humanitarian organisation consisting of 26 member organisations,including Caritas Denmark, the Save the Children Fund, ADRA Denmark, Danish People ’s Aid (formerly Danish People ’s Relief Organisation)and DanChurchAid. Established in 1956, DRC works to ensure the protection of the refugees and promote lasting solutions to the problems of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) throughout the world.

 

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