International Committee of the Red Cross

Sri Lanka: 9 years on, families of missing cope better with their daily lives

Video 29 August 2018

Families of missing people have specific needs.

They need psychosocial support as well as help with livelihood, health, education, legal and administrative matters.

In 2015, the ICRC started a comprehensive support programme called the Accompaniment Programme, in Sri Lanka, to help families overcome these needs. They are now coping better with their daily lives.

Read more: Sri Lanka: 9 years on, families of the missing learning to live with loss