Commander inspects Navy’s flood-relief efforts
The Sri Lanka Navy has mobilised its flood relief teams in Matara, Akuressa, Thihagoda and Kamuburupitiya areas in the Southern Province from October 4. Navy Commander Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera visited the Matara district yesterday (8) to observe the Navy’s commitment in providing assistance to the flood-affected individuals in those regions.
Following the overflowing of Nilwala river, the Navy has mobilised a vehicle with a mobile kitchen and a team of Naval personnel at the Godapitiya Temple in Akuressa. The Navy facility has been providing cooked meals to the monks of the temple and flood affected communities in the area since this morning.
The Navy flood relief teams in the Southern Province are providing assistance to the flood victims in those areas, in close co-ordination with the Disaster Management Centre and Government officials in the area.