Red Cross Barred From Sri Lankan Refugee Camp

Article Date: 
21 May 2009

"The restrictions have led to a temporary standstill in the distribution of aid to the camp," Zanarelli said. "The ICRC and other humanitarian aid agencies deplore this unacceptable situation, in particular because it is having a severe effect on the thousands of newly arrived displaced people who until very recently had to endure unimaginable hardship merely to survive in the conflict zone in the north-east."

Article Author: 
Emily Wax
Article Source: 
Washington Post