News and events
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Norway contributes LKR 180 million to flood and landslide relief in Sri Lanka
The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, has announced that “Norway will contribute with NOK 10 million (LKR 180 million/USD 1.2 million) to the humanitarian relief effort” due to floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.
Norway to provide NOK 10 million (LKR 180 million/USD 1,2 million) in flood and landslide relief to Sri Lanka.
More than half a million people are currently affected by flooding and landslides, due to torrential rain the past days. (Article in Norwegian)
Resettlement of farmers in North
Sellappa Sivanesan aged 47, a father of two from Tellipalai, Jaffna was forced to leave his home in 1990 due to the conflict. At the time he was just 19 and still in school. They were displaced several times in the next years.
Norway supports Sri Lankan fishery sector with 2,5 million USD
Agreements for two new fishery projects has been signed by Norway and Sri Lanka. The new agreements includes assistance in developing a fishery policy for Sri Lanka and fish stock assessment of the Sri Lankan coast.