Internally Displaced Sri Lankans Gain US Support

    The U.S. Agency for International Development will assist internally displaced Sri Lankans, who are now living in the northern region's welfare camps, return to their homes and rebuild their livelihoods through $8 million in assistance, according to

    . The money will be administered by international organizations, including the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. The U.S. government will also offer grants to small businesses and another $30 million to boost the operation of the World Food Program in the Asian nation.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.