The Government and the Armed forces have teamed together to grant immediate relief to families displaced by the torrential rains experienced throughout two days,
Minkister Wimal Weerawansa along with officials have launched a special relief services programme. The Minister made a fervent appeal from the affected families to contact 0112 88 38 67 or 0112 88 88 71 if they are in need of relief.
The Sri Lanka Army has come forward to extend assistance to the flood victims. Those in need of this service should contact 0773 957 739.
The Sri Lanka Navy said that by contacting 0112 44 53 68, boats can be secured for the rescue of persons stranded by floods.
A hotline has been introduced to the purification of wells. This service can be obtained by contacting 1939.