The Welfare Village of Menik Farm Zonal Four has been shut down as the number of internally displaced persons in Vavuniya has dropped down to 16000.
The civilians took shelter in the welfare villages in Vavuniya after fleeing from the clutches of the terrorists and returning to security forces during the humanitarian mission. They were resettled after the gradual removal of landmines within the area.
Accordingly the remaining displaced has comedown to 16025 within the Vavunia area. 1158 more displaced persons remain in Jaffna.
They will be resettled after de-mining the remaining area and security is restored.