Sri Lanka


Highlights 2012

  • OCHA supported the Government, UN agencies and NGO partners in developing the 2012 Joint Plan of Assistance (JPA) to address residual humanitarian needs.
  • OCHA, the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) and the clusters scaled down assistance in Sri Lanka in line with the diminishing humanitarian needs of returning internally displaced persons (IDPs).
  • OCHA and the HCT tracked durable solutions for IDPs and focused on protection issues.
  • Preparation began to transfer cluster responsibilities to Government line ministries in line with the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).

Menik Farm, a camp for people displaced by the conflict in Sri Lanka in 2009, closed down after its inhabitants returned home. © OCHA