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Distribution of the humanitarian assistance to the tsunami victims of Sri Lanka

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Program Type Humanitarian Aid Program in Sri Lanka:
Project Location The program was implemented in the provinces Ambara and Kalumnai in Sri Lanka
Target Group The emergency relief program targeted the victims of the tsunami which devastated the wider region in December 2004. Ιts implementation benefited 7.835 people (1.577 families).
Duration 1 month (2005)
Partners FOSTUS-Forum for the Strengthening of the Under-privileged society
Budget - Funding The total budget came up to 37.000 EURO, with funding received from the International Development Cooperation Department-Hellenic Aid of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Program state Finished program

Distribution of the humanitarian assistance collected by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the victims of the tsunami in Ambara and Hambantota

Following the humanitarian disaster, which struck the wider region in December 2004, the program focused on the distribution of a large part of the humanitarian assistance collected in kind by the Greek people under the coordination of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and which was subsequently shipped to Sri Lanka on the specially adapted sea cruiser "Ocean Monarch", which also constituted a hospital for the victims of the tsunami.

 

The intervention of Anhtropomania focused on 3 muslim camps(Islamabath, Kalumnai Kudy and Maruthamunai) and 3 Tamil camps (Fathima College Camp, R.K.M. Vidalaya Camp και Manikkappillapou Kovil Road Camp) of Ambara kai Kalumnai, which were particularly affected by the tsunami.

The following items and quantities were distributed to the beneficiaries:

  • Bake Rolls (610 kilos)
  • Noodles (570 kilos)
  • Bottled water (37.688 litres)
  • Milk (4.662 kilos)
  • Beans (1.850 kilos)
  • Clothing items(13.130 kilos)

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