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Relief for flood victims

Oct 3, 2010 7:43:14 AM - itnnews.lk

Immediate relief is being extended to people affected by incessant rain and floods. Minister A.H.M. Fowzie said that immediate action has been initiated to distribute the required grants at the District level.

The Minister opined that based on reports received from many parts of the country, some houses have been damaged and several displaced due to floods and calamities as a result of torrential rain. District and Divisional Secretaries have been notified to help them. He had taken action to provide the grants they request to help the victims. The Minister pointed out that support will be extended to rebuild damaged houses after assessing the damage.