Sri Lanka


Operation: Opération: Sri Lanka



Latest update of camps and office locations 21  Nov  2016. By clicking on the icons on the map, additional information is displayed.

Key Figures

2016 end-year results
4,000 acres of land in High Security Zones were released for returning IDPS, including 749 acres in Jaffna in 2016 alone, with more than 3,000 families in the process of returning
850 Sri Lankan refugees voluntarily repatriated from India through UNHCR’s programme, and additional 49 refugees, known to UNHCR, returned spontaneously
460 individuals departed for resettlement, surpassing the number in 2015
2017 planning figures
100% of asylum-seekers will be registered and will undergo refugee status determination process on an individual basis
97% of school-aged children will be enrolled in primary education
95% of refugee households whose basic and domestic needs are met
25% of refugees aged 15-59 will have access to IT and language education
1,500 refugee returnees will be assisted with cash grants for onward transportation and reintegration to and in their return areas

People of Concern Personnes relevant de la compétence du HCR

Decrease in
2016 54,409
2015 55,290
2014 33,170


[["Refugees",604],["Asylum-seekers",576],["IDPs",39730],["Returned IDPs",12445],["Returned refugees",1054]]
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Sri Lanka

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2018 information for this operation will be available shortly.