European Commission Increases Humanitarian Aid to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will be receiving 5 million euros (USD7 million) in

from the European Commission to provide health services and temporary shelters to internally displaced persons. The commission will provide another 1 million euros to help address the basic needs of Sri Lankan refugees living in camps in the Indian province of Tamil Nadu.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.