Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, the ICRC helps people affected by the past conflict, including detainees, the families of missing persons and economically vulnerable households. We also work with ministries, armed forces, police and universities to promote IHL and international human rights law. Read more about the ICRC in Sri Lanka.

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In numbers

Sri Lanka COVID-19 Response

  • 24
    prisons where cleaning materials and medical supplies were donated to
  • 125
    beneficiaries of cleaning materials and protective equipment across 5 police stations
  • 7,500
    people across 1,500 houses received food assistance, with the help from National Societies
  • 35
    COVID-19 treating hospitals received protective equipment and medical supplies
  • 500
    overalls distributed to the Ministry of Health
  • 123
    beneficiaries across 1 immigration detention center received medical and hygiene supplies along with guidelines and expertise