Another 9,182 IDPs to be resettled
Resettlement Minister Gunarathna Weerakoon yesterday said 271,602
IDPs who were provided accommodation in Ananda Kumaraswami, Kadiragamar,
Arunachalam, Ramanadan, welfare villages in Vavuniya have already been
resettled in their original villages, states a ministry release.
Number of welfare villages have reduced to two with the successful
resettlement of over 98% of IDPs in their original villages.
Only 9,182 IDPs are living in Kadiragamar and Ananda Kumaraswami
relief villages and 1,600 persons among them are to be resettled on
August 02. People go back to villages will receive dry rations for a
period of six months, a livelihood allowance of Rs 25,000.