Food, Relief and Water & Sanitation

The total number of IDP sites in Vavuniya is 29 (UNOCHA) and Sarvodaya works in 9 IDP sites namely Tamil Maha Vidyalayam (Primary), Saivapragasam Maha Vidyalayam, Nellukulam Maha Vidyalayam, Poonthotam College of Education, Kanthapuram Maha Vidyalayam, Manik Farm Zone 1, 2, 3 and 4, serving approximately 30,000 families. Sarvodaya so far has provided more than 500,000 meals, 7,500 NFRI kits, 500 mats, 100 mosquito nets and in addition kitchen utensils, recreational kits, sweeping brooms etc.

Water Supply

Sarvodaya Shanthi Sena Volunteers

Sarvodaya has been major partner in providing Water & Sanitation services to IDP sites in Vavuniya. 234 temporary latrines, 411 trench latrines, 3 water treatment plant which purifies 50,000 liters of water per day, 20 water filters, 45 water points, 5 bathing sites have been set up in addition to T11 water tanks and cleaning awareness boards. Sarvodaya has been involved with hygiene NFRI distribution, water distribution by bowser, hygiene promotion activities too.

For the latest statistics of Sarvodaya work in Vavuniya, please click here.

Updated 01st June, 2009, Sarvodaya Emergency Relief Operation Center