Navy relief teams on standby



The Sri Lanka Navy has deployed relief teams in certain areas in the Southern Province to provide assistance and support to those who may be affected by the inclement weather including floods.

The Navy has sent relief teams to Galle and Matara Districts as the floods caused by the overflow of Gin Ganga and Nilwala River. These teams are now prepared to assist the affected people with the necessary relief, the Navy said.

Following the directives of Navy Commander Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, the Southern Naval Command has sent relief teams to Galle, Akuressa, Kotapola, Nagoda, Thawalama, Kamburupitiya and Athuraliya areas, to ensure a coordinated and effective response.

“Additional Navy relief teams are kept on standby to be deployed to render assistance to the general public, if they are being affected by floods,” the Navy said.


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