Nilaveli families receive relief from Michigan, ARC

[TamilNet, Thursday, 21 April 2005, 01:45 GMT]
About five hundred tsunami hit families residing in temporary shelters and welfare centres in coastal areas of Nilaveli division in the Trincomalee district last weekend received six hundred thousand rupees worth milk food, medicine, household materials purchased from the funds collected by Sri Lankan Tamils residing in the state of Michigan, U.S, by holding variety entertainment events. The distribution took place under the direction of Dr.S.Arulkumaran, Medical Officer of Health of Kuchchaveli Division.


Relief supplies from US
TDYMHA Organising Secretary Mr.C.Abimannasingham hands over household materials to a beneficiary, Dr.Arulkumaran, MOH, Kuchchaveli, TDYMHA General Secretary Mr.Sivapathasuntheram also seen

Relief supplies from US
Ms Anne R.Bridges, ARC Volunteer Co-ordinator hands over relief item to a pregnant mother
American Refugee Committee (ARC) International also distributed several essential materials to tsunami affected pregnant women, and infants under the guidance of ARC Volunteer Co-ordinator Ms Anne R.Bridges on the same day at Health Centre, Iluppaikulam village in the division, sources said.

About eighty bicycles were distributed to tsunami-affected villagers at Gopalapuram on the same day enabling the victims to generate self-employment opportunities, sources said.

Relief supplies from US
Dr.Ms Potselvi hands over bicycle to a beneficiary
Mr.S.Sivapathasuntheram, General Secretary of the Trincomalee District Young Men Hindu Association (TDYMHA) and Mr.C.Abimannasingham, Organizing Secretary of the TDYMHA also participated in the event. Dr. M.Potselvi represented the donors in Michigan state.
Relief supplies from US
Mothers with infants gathered at Ilupaikulam to receive relief
Relief supplies from US
Mothers at the event

 

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