Emergency help for displaced people of Vanni,
IDP camps, Vavuniya
Proponent: Rev. Fr. C. G. Jeyakumar HUDEC - CARITAS -Caritas Jaffna Implementing organisation: Caritas Jaffna HUDEC (Human Development Centre) P.O.Box 2 Bishop's House Jaffna Sri Lanka
Phone No.(+94) 021-222 2571, 222 7314
Fax: .(+94) 021-222 3877
Location:Vavuniya District Beneficiaries:Displaced people of Vanni at, Vavuniya. No. of Beneficiaries:10,000
Human Development Centre - Caritas Jaffna
The Social arm of the Catholic Church in the Jaffna Diocese
Registered : Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Sri Lanka (Incorporation) ACT No.17 of 1983
HUDEC - CARITAS is a partner of Caritas – Sri Lanka, supported and monitored by SEDEC (Social Development Centre) based in Colombo functioning under the Bishops’ conference.
HUDEC Caritas in the Jaffna Diocese carry out relief & rehabilitation programs for displaced people, Mobile medical Services in rural areas, pre-school education, assisting children in formal, non-formal education, Higher education, tsunami permanent house construction, Livelihood development, Psychosocial programmers for children, working with differently able children, Self-employment and empowerment of woman, Farmers and Fishermen and awareness programs in Child rights, human rights and training programs for youth and women.
Due to the heavy battle in the area of Vanni all the people in the Vanni area displaced and living as displaced in Jaffna and Vavuniya district.
More than 256,287 displaced people are accommodated in 29 camps in Vavuniya and very congested. People fled the conflict zone on foot and empty handed. They are in need of nutritional food, drinking water, sanitation facilities, clothing and proper shelters. 2,317 persons are admitted in various hospitals. (Mannar Hospital – 1,539 patients, Anuradapura Padaviya Hospital – 413 patients, Pollenaruwa hospital -83 patients, Colombo National hospital – 57 patients, Kandy hospital – 29 patients, Magaragama – 1 Patients.) 1,537 mentally handicapped and elders were sent with their relatives.
In the Manik Farm in 6 different Zones 216,361 persons are accommodated.
Apart from these 11,086 persons in 11 camps in Jaffna District, 6,892 in Trincomalee camps, 398 in Mannar camps.
HUDEC Caritas Jaffna is providing supplementary food for 11,000 IDPs in 12 camps in the Jaffna district everyday.
Office of HUDEC Caritas at Vavuniya
HUDEC Caritas established an office at Cheddikulam, Vavuniya to cater the IDP in Manik Zone 4, Vavuniya. Rev.Fr. Canisius is in charge for this office.
Staff officers for this sub-office at Cheddikulam will be recruited. A small ware house will be set up in the office premises.
Displaced people living in Menik Zone 4
There is an urgent need for Supplementary food for the IDPs accommodated in the Cheddikulam Menik Zone. HUDEC Caritas Jaffna has priests and nuns came out from Vanni who are presently in Vavuniya and closely working in the IDP camps.
10,000 IDPs from Cheddikulam camp would be provided complementary food by HUDEC Caritas.
Coordination with other INGO & Caritas Mannar
HUDEC Caritas will have a close coordination with Caritas Mannar Valvothayam who presently working in the Cheddikulam camp and other INGOs such as WFP, ZOA and govt. sector in providing Supplementary food for the IDPs.
WFP is supporting their dry ration issues (Rice, Dhal, Sugar, Flour & Veg. oil) to all the camps.
HUDEC Caritas got the approval from Govt. Agent (GA) to implement this programme.
RELIEF EFFORTS ORGANISED BY HUDEC CARITAS, DIOCESE OF
JAFFNA, SRI LANKA
Beneficiaries: IDPs from Vanni in Jaffna & Vavuniya camps
1.Subsidiary food items: Subsidiary food items were issued from February 13th to April 31st to 2,021 families in 8 camps in the Jaffna district. Presently subsidiary food items issued daily to 11,130 displaced persons in 12 camps in the Jaffna district. Subsidiary food items are issued daily to 322 ID school students studying at Kaithady Muthukumarasy School and Kodikamam IDP School. 2.Clothes were provided to 1,123 families in 3 camps (Mirusuvil, Kodikamam, Kaithdy PRI B camp & Nelliyady) in the Jaffna district. 3.Individual Cadjan temporary shelters were put up for the 67 displaced families in Kaithday PRI B camp in the Jaffna district. 4.Shoes were provided to 84 students in Kopay camp in the Jaffna district in March 2009. 5.Furniture (71 numbers of Table & Chair B type) were provided to students in Kaithady camp. 6.Provided 1,459 plates to the IDP school students studying at Kaithady Muthukumarasmy School.
7.Provided Morning meal (Buns) to 10,000 displaced people in the Cheddikulam Zone-4 for fifteen days from 22nd June 2009. 8.Arrangements are made to provide Subsidiary food items to 10,000 people in Menik Zone 4, Cheddikulam camp for the months of June & July.
Further Needs identified by Caritas HUDEC
1.Subsidiary food items needs to be provided to 10,000 IDPs at Vavuniya camps. 2.Clothes for children and women. 3.Mobile medical assistance needed for 25,000 IDPs. Budget - Supplementary food for IDP Camps, Vavuniya IMMEDIATE NEEDS FOR 'A MONTH' IDP ACCESS TO SUPPLEMENTARY FOOD Budget Code DESCRIPTION RationRationNo. of Quantity required No. Of Unit of Unit Per Family Per Person duration beneficiaries per month Months Purchase Price TOTAL
SUPPLEMENTARY FOOD - CHEDDIKULAM VAVUNIYA 10,000
1.1 Vegetables100 g 18 days 18,000 Kg 1 Kg 156 2,808,000 1.2 Eggs115 g13 days 14,950 Kg 1 Kg 254 3,797,300 1.3 Spices 2,625 Kg 1 Kg 182 477,750 1.4 Coconuts 1 for 10 30 days 30,000 Nos 1 each 34 1,020,000 FUEL NEEDS/TRANSPORT NEEDS VAVUNIYA 2.1 IDP camps 60 Trip 2 4,000 240,000 Sub Total for Food items 8,343,050
URGENT Requirement of Vehicle
HUDEC Caritas lost all the vehicles in Vanni except on pick-up and for the purchasing and distribution there is an urgent need for a Canter.
Reporting and Accounting
HUDEC Caritas Jaffna is responsible for the reporting and accounting. At the completion of the project accounts statement will be submitted to the funding partner.
HUDEC Caritas Jaffna8th June 2009