Measures are being taken to speedily dispatch school text books to the areas affected by floods.
The Education Ministry said that so far 135,000 text books have been sent to the affected areas. The books were sent to Mannar, Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Muttur, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Badulla and Bandarawela. If more text books are required it should be informed by the Principals to the Zonal Education Officers. The Education Ministry said that in case of an emergency the text books will be distributed through a mobile service.