Enough to Sri Lanka’s pain
Caritas is urging all sides in Sri Lanka’s civil war to end their hostilities immediately to prevent further loss of lives to children and other innocent civilians.
Lingeswaran Kayalviliyan and her one year old daughter trapped in the war zone without access to food and clean water.
The 25-year old conflict has reached a peak in the last year with between 70,000 and 250,000 people displaced in last remaining pocket of fighting in Vanni.
Caritas is working through its national partner Caritas Sri Lanka to provide urgently needed humanitarian aid.
Background on Sri Lanka's conflict
An unimaginable situation
Tens of thousands of innocent people are trapped in the war zone.
Caritas will provide
Caritas is calling for both sides to stop fighting and seek an end to the conflict through peace talks. National church leaders in Sri Lanka have offered to mediate in bringing about an end to the fighting.
Caritas is working internationally for the UN to press for peace.
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