Wanted: Housing for 900 000 Sri Lankans

Sibbald, Barbara
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p622
Academic Journal
Reports on the challenge of finding and providing houses for several displaced residents in Sri Lanka who were affected by the December 2004 tsunami incident. Medical missions and relief operations extended by the Médecins Sans Frontières Canada for Sri Lankans; Discussion on the housing needs of displaced residents; Alternative housing provided by the group.


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