Census Dept. to commence survey to quantify killings, diaplacement during war

Census Dept. to commence survey to quantify killings, diaplacement during war

Census Dept. to commence survey to quantify killings, diaplacement during war

Written by Staff Writer

19 Nov, 2013 | 8:34 am


The Department of Census and Statistics states that the survey into quantifying the human killings-displacements and property damage that took place during  the period of the war, will be commenced on Friday.
 
Director General of the Department D.C.A. Gunawardena states that this survey will be commenced jointly with the Ministry of Economic Development.
 
The Director General further noted,
 
“We will be bringing officials from the Census and Statistics Department and will be holding training sessions here in Colombo on the 22,23,25 of this month. Then they will visit divisional secretariats, Grama Seva offices, development offices.  By the 28th  of this month we hope to commence this census by visiting all housing units which were affected by the conflict in order to quantify those killed, displaced and wounded as a result, from 1982 until the present.”
 


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