SLAF assists flood victims
Sri Lanka Air Force continues to provide assistance to
flood victims, who are affected by the prevailing inclement weather
conditions in the country, states SLAF media.
Utilization of air assets are prioritizes with the
coordination of Disaster Management Centre.
Starting from Friday (26th May, 2017), SLAF has been
deploying its Mi-17, Bell-212 and Bell-412 Helicopters for emergency
rescue operations, medical evacuation, cargo and troop transport, and
B200 Beachcraft for airborne reconnaissance in Colombo,Galle,Rathnapura
and Kalutara areas.
Additionally, SLAF also supplied fresh and dry rations
through air to the affected, from SLAF Base Ratmalana and SLAF Koggala.
SLAF has also setup a special relief supply collection center at the Air
Movement Section of SLAF Base Ratmalana to assist flood victims.
Emergency contact numbers for rescue assistance from
SLAF - 011 2 343 970