Navy relief teams stand ready for possible flood emergency

Sri Lanka Navy pre deployed 04 relief teams in several areas in the Southern Province today (23rd May 2021) to extend relief measures to people, in the backdrop where flood risk is possible following the inclement weather.

Accordingly, 04 naval relief teams have been deployed by the Southern Naval Command at Hiniduma and Eppala in the Thawalama Divisional Secretariat as well as in Nagoda in the Nagoda Divisional Secretariat. Further, 08 more flood relief teams are on standby at the Southern Naval Command for immediate deployment at will.

Moreover, 26 relief teams from the Western Naval Command, 05 flood relief teams from the North Central Naval Command and 18 teams from the North Western Naval Command are kept on standby to provide relief measures to the people who would be affected by possible floods due to the adverse weather condition prevailing in the island.