In 2011, tens of millions of people will need emergency aid to survive. Conflicts and natural disasters have cut them off from their homes, their livelihoods, and access to essentials like drinking water and health care. They already suffer or are imminently threatened by malnourishment, disease, or violence. Most are poor people who have few if any means to cope with these traumas. This Appeal asks for the resources needed to deliver to these people the best possible help, in time.
Duration: July to December 2011 Key areas targeted
northern and southern conflict-affected governorates
areas hosting refugee, migrant, and TCN populations
areas where civil unrest has created pockets of humanitarian need and/or where basic services have collapsed Key target beneficiaries
1.8 million food-insecure; 2.5 children and women suffering from acute malnutrition;225,000 IDPs (north);
Duration: January to December 2011 Key areas targeted
Northern conflict-affected governorates
Areas hosting other vulnerable populations Target beneficiaries
1.8 million food-insecure; 1.5 million children suffering from malnutrition; 225,000 IDPs & 97,000 returnees; 239,100 refugees, asylum seekers and migrants Funding request per beneficiary: Approximately $58 Total funding requested: $224,874,248
The document is the result of a consultative process led by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on assistance needed during 2011 to help people in the Northern Province to recover and rebuild their lives. Upon the Government’s invitation this process was undertaken jointly with the United Nations and its agencies (UN), national and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and International Organizations (IOs).