Wrong Doing

Standing left to right – Mr. Dinesh Jebamani (Chief Manager Liability Product Management and New Age Media – Seylan Bank), Mr.Sudesh Peiris (Senior Manager – Digital Banking Channels – Seylan Bank), Ms. S.Senevirathne (Representative of the Revenue Department – Western Province), Mr. Tilan Wijeyesekera (Deputy General Manager – Retail Banking – Seylan Bank) and Mr. Malik Wickremanayaka (Deputy General Manager – Operations – Seylan Bank)

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is urging the government to come up with alternatives for tsunami victims living in increasingly unbearable conditions in temporary shelters. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is urging the government to come up with alternatives for tsunami victims living in increasingly unbearable conditions in temporary shelters. The Hong Kong based rights group also says public servants are cheating residents of aid and are avoiding their responsibilities by going on sick leave.

The government’s plan to bar people from rebuilding their homes within a 100-metre buffer zone along the coast has confused and distressed many families because their original houses were located within the zone before the disaster, the group said.

The AHRC said “The government must have to come up with a suitable alternate proposal. But to date, no such solutions have been forthcoming. The families urgently need permanent housing.”

The group on Wednesday brought out its concerns in a report about 125 tsunami affected families living in temporary shelters south of the commercial capital Colombo.

The group said discontent among the 125 families hit by the