Lanka Civil War Relief
In early 2009, the Sri Lankan government launched large scale
attacks to take control of the whole nation that resulted in more
than 6,500 deaths and many more thousands injured.
||The nation of Sri Lanka has been facing
civil war since 1983 between the Sri Lankan government
and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
|Myanmar Cyclone Relief
It is the worst natural disaster in the history of Myanmar, with
at least 146,000 fatalities and 1.5 million people severely affected
by the cyclone.
||On 2nd May 2008, Cyclone Nargis hits the
nation of Myanmar.
As a response, CRS sent 5 relief teams to Myanmar to provide medical
aid and conduct children programs in Yangon and Bogale in 2008
|Bangladesh Flood Relief
To help in the disaster relief, CRS sent 2 relief teams in November
and December 2008 to Koligram to provide medical aid and conduct
children program in the disaster areas.
||Since June 2008, different parts of low-lying
Bangladesh have been flooded and up to 600,000 has been
stranded by the flood.