A centre has been set up at the Presidential secretariat to accept donations for the flood affected people.
The Presidential Secretariat said that donations are being accepted from 8.30am. Further information can be received by calling 077 37 21 202 or 077 39 29 292. It said that several private sector organizations have already handed over a stock of pillows, mattresses and bed sheets.
Meanwhile The aid received for the flood victims under the relief programme launched by the ITN is being distributed among the victims. The first truck load of aid has reached Batticaloa and aid is being dished out to the victims. Bottled water, biscuits, dry rations, mats and clothing were transported. The programme is being continued and the donations are pouring in. The public can handover their donations at the ITN premises in Wickramasinghepura Battaramulla or the Marketing Division on Baudhaloka Mawatha.