UNHCR's mobile service helps India returnees

[TamilNet, Sunday, 16 November 2003, 16:12 GMT]
K.Ganesh, Government Agent (GA) Vavuniya inaugurated a one day UNHCR organized mobile service to assist displaced who had returned from India after seeking refuge in India during the last several years. Mr.Jim Warrall, head of Field Office in Vavuniya and Head Quarters Inspector of Police in Vavuniya joined the GA during the ceremony.

Several returnees made used the services of Assistant Registrars who were present to register births, marriages and deaths that occured during the period when the returnees were in India.

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K.Ganesh the GA Vavuniya is lighting the traditional oil lamp
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Mr.Jim Warrall, head of Field Office in Vavuniya, Head Quarters Instpector of Police in Vavuniya look while the ceremonial lamp is being lit

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A young mother who had come to the mobile service with her baby
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Assistant Registrars are registering the births, marriages and deaths of the Indian returned refugees

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Long queue is waiting for their turn while the UNHCR officials attend to the needs of a family
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Muthupillai Madhavan Protection Assistant of the UNHCR in Vavuniya is seen with others who assisted the refugees in the mobile.



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People getting ready to meet the officials for help.

 

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