I refer the hon. Gentleman to the written answer that I gave to him on 13 March 2007, Official Report, columns 246-247W.
We understand that hostilities between the Sri Lankan armed forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Batticaloa have resulted in the displacement of over 100,000 people. This number is likely to rise. The Department for International Development is considering a UN request for donor contributions to the Common Humanitarian Action Plan for Sri Lanka.