January 1 2005

SOS Children's Villages provide aid to thousands of children in tsunami-hit zone

SOS Emergency Relief Operations in India and Sri Lanka

03/01/2005 - Thousands of orphaned, displaced children and vulnerable single-parent families in the worst-hit tsunami zones of India and Sri Lanka are receiving relief aid from SOS Children's Villages. So far, the international children's welfare organisation has set up 13 Child Relief Centres for some 5,600 children in southern India. A team of SOS Children's Village staff is on route to the devastated northern Indonesian province of Aceh, to asses the situation and possible aid measures.