Internally Displaced Sri Lankans to Return Home With USAID Help

    Approximately 77,000 internally displaced people in northern Sri Lanka will benefit from the USD3 million given by the U.S. Agency for International Development to the International Organization for Migration. The assistance includes transport for IDPs returning to their home districts, tents and emergency shelter kits, water and sanitation facilities, and emergency health services.

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      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.