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PWRDF Responds to Tsunami Emergency

India

Emergency Relief

There are approximately 27,000 children born to Sri Lankan Refugee parents in India who will become stateless unless their births are registered with the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission in Chennai. Slightly over half of such children (and most of their parents) still remain without these vital civil documents, without which their return to homeland won’t be possible or will be met with several complexities. Obtaining these documents for the refugees is a complex and bureaucratic process. With PWRDF’s support, the partner assisted 600 (375F/225M) most vulnerable children and their parents living in rural camps to receive civil documents by the end of December 2018.