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15,000 kilograms of rice for flood victims

Jan 16, 2011 4:33:10 AM - itnnews.lk

15,000 kilograms of rice has been provided on behalf of families displaced by floods in Polonnaruwa and taken refuge in Welfare Centres.

The distribution of rice among 1000 families of the Medirigiriya Divisional Secretariat Division took place under the patronage of Deputy Minister Siripala Gamlath. A programme has been mooted to provide 100 thousand rupees each to 60 families who have taken shelter at the Biso-Bandaragama Vihare in Medigirigiya to rebuild their houses. Relief operations on behalf of the families impacted by floods are still continuing.