Ordinance promulgated on Polavaram project

As Telangana becomes the 29th state on June 2, government on Thursday promulgated an ordinance merging some villages and mandals of Telangana into Seemandhra in a bid to deal with resettlement and rehabilitation of those displaced by Polavaram power project.

Resettlement of Tamils in Jaffna high security zones

Some 12,200 people were resettled in the Mawattapuram
HSZ in Jaffna`s Walikamam north sector.

172,300 refugees to need resettlement next year says UN

The United Nation`s refugee body
estimates it will need to resettle some 172,300 refugees in
2011, it announced in a latest report.

Sri Lanka sets deadline for resettlement of displaced people

The Sri Lankan government has
issued a new deadline to resettle tens of thousands of
internally displaced people (IDPs) who are still living in
camps.

More than 1.9 lakh IDPs resettled in Northern Lanka

A majority of Tamil Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) lodged in various welfare camps in Northern Sri Lanka have resumed normal lives even as the government is trying to provide habitation and basic amenities to them.

Nearly 2.1 lakh IDPs resettled in North Lanka

Nearly 2.1 lakh IDPs have been resettled in Northern Sri Lanka so far, a senior official said on Monday adding that still 70,000 displaced Tamils remain in relief villages.

Sri Lanka war-displaced struggle to resume lives

Thousands of ethnic Tamils displaced during Sri Lanka`s war have gone home again, but are finding basic services and infrastructure lacking despite a massive government post-war resettlement program.

‘Tamil refugees in Sri Lanka to be resettled by Jan 2010’

Sri Lankan government hopes to
resettle majority of war displaced Tamils by January next
year, a senior minister has assured amidst rising pressure
from the US and other Western nations to send the Tamils home.

Lanka steps up resettlement of Tamil civilians

The govt has stepped-up the resettlement of the Tamil civilians displaced following the ethnic conflict in Lanka.