Navy humanitarian assistance continues in flood affected areas
Sri Lanka Navy continues to deploy its personnel to
flood affected areas to conduct rescue operations, transfer rescued
personnel to safe locations, provide food and to conduct medical camps,
states navy media.
Furthermore, Navy's Research and Development Unit had
installed 3 mobile Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants in Rathnapura, Baduraliya
and Baddegama areas, which are capable of providing 5000 liters of safe
drinking water per day for the flood victims.
Navy had also rendered its assistance to clean 276
wells in Matara, Galle, Rathnapura and Kaluthara Districts. The medical
teams which arrived from India and Pakistan, together with Sri Lankan
counterparts have also treated over 1,765 displaced residents through
medical camps held in Matara, Udugama, Galapatha, Bulathsinhala, Nagoda,
and Elpitiya areas.
Up-to-date, flood relief teams of the Navy have
rescued and transferred a total of 9571 persons to safe locations.
194,800 food rations have also been distributed among the affected
people by the navy.
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