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President instructs relevant authorities to immediately provide relief to flood victims

[May 22 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed relevant authorities to immediately provide relief to the affected people due to floods and landslides because of continuous torrential rains.  

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Troops continue with flood relief operations throughout the weekend

[May 28 2018]

A group of 150 Army personnel rendered assistance to secure the Uyilankulam tank bund in Thunukkai Divisional Secretariat in Killinochchi after it was threatened with a major breach, on Sunday (27).

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Timely action by troops prevents flooding of major urban areas

[May 27 2018]

The timely intervention of Army relief teams operating in Colombo to clear a blockade in the Irriya Ela in Wattala prevented a possible flooding of the Wattala township, on Saturday (26).

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Navy teams rescue more flood victims

[May 26 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy rescue and relief teams mobilized soon after the torrential rains began to lash out and create floods in many parts of the country are continue to brave the adds and provide much needed assistance to flood victims.

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Flood relief work in full swing

[May 26 2018]

Sri Lanka Army rescue and relief teams operating in flood affected areas are still busy providing most needed services to thousands of people in many parts of the island.

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Update on the latest situation

[May 25 2018]

According to the latest situation report issued by the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) at 12.00 noon today (25), at least 16 people have lost their lives while one person is reported missing.

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Troops weather tough conditions as relief operations continue

[May 25 2018]

With the Met Department forecasting the existing inclement climate to continue, security forces personnel engaged in rescue and relief operations have stepped up their activities to reach out to flood affected communities.

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Security forces continue with relief operation

[May 25 2018]

With torrential rains showing no signs of slowing down, most parts of the island are still being battered by heavy rains.

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Over 40 Navy relief teams in operation

[May 25 2018]

In addition to more than 225 of its personnel being deployed for flood related rescue and relief operations, the Sri Lanka Navy has kept around 700 of its men on standby to be mobilized to assist state authorities to carry out emergency relief operations.

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Update: Island-wide Emergency Relief & Rescue Operations are Continuing

[May 24 2018]

In the wake of worsening weather conditions and torrential rains, hundreds of Army troops on the directions of the Commander of the Army and the Ministry of Defence have rushed to island-wide affected areas to provide relief and engage in rescue operations.

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State Minister presents 'Thevas Abhiman'

[May 22 2018]

'Thevas Abhiman', a publication produced by the State Ministry of Defence was launched by the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, today (22 May).

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Tri forces relief teams reach out to assist flood victims

More than 5800 tri forces personnel on standby to face emergency situations

[May 22 2018]

More than 500 Army and Navy personnel have been deployed for rescue and relief operation in the wake of the wide spread flooding that has affected many parts of the country.

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Troops hold island wide commemorative programmes

[May 21 2018]

A series of commemorative programmes were held in parallel to the National War Heroes' Day on Saturday (19).

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'Sagara' returns home after Komodo-2018

[May 21 2018]

The Sri Lanka Navy ship, 'SLNS Sagara' returned home after attending the 'Komodo-2018' Naval exercise and International Fleet Review (IFR) in Indonesia, on Friday (18th May).

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National War Heroes Commemoration held at Battaramulla

[May 20 2018]

The National War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony 2018 was held under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena at the War Hero Memorial Monument at the Parliament grounds in Battaramulla, on Saturday (19th May).

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President says that it is a shame failing to identify the true identity of the terrorist and a war hero

[May 20 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena says that our security forces have not been accused of war crimes in the resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Council as certain media and extremist parties falsely depict.

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President awards 'Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya ' to tri forces officers

[May 19 2018]

The President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Commander -in-Chief of the Armed Forces awarded the Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV) medal to a group of tri forces officers during a ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat, this morning (19th May).

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Sri Lanka and Rwanda ink MoU

[May 18 2018]

The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, leading a delegation to Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Rwanda on 15th May (2018).

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8 SLSR Troops Support Removal of Fallen Tree

[May 16 2018]

Troops of the 8 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) of the 583 Brigade under the 58 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) rose to the occasion and cleared a huge tree that has fallen on a line of estate houses on (13) Sunday in Atalawatta, Pindeniya in a remote area in Kegalle district.

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Indian Army Chief meets Secretary

[May 14 2018]

The visiting Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Ministry, today (14th May).

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'Wayamba Rana Abhiman' War Memorial Unveiled in Kurunegala

[May 13 2018]

Valour and gallantry of the Tri-service War Heroes and the Police on Friday (11) evening to coincide with the Ranaviru Commemorative Month received a deep reverence in Ethugalpura during a solemn ceremony with the opening of the newly-constructed War Heroes monument, 'Wayamba Rana Abhiman' memorial.

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Pacific Partnership-2018 concludes in Trincomalee

'USNS Mercy' departs the island

[May 11 2018]

The Sri Lankan leg of the Pacific Partnership-2018 (PP) mission came to a close in Trincomalee, on Tuesday (08th May). The PP-18 commenced with the arrival of US Navy Ship, 'Mercy' at the Eastern sea port city on 25th last month (April).

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Army donations to "Little Heart's Fund" handed over to President [May 10 2018]

Indian Coast Guard chief meets Secretary [May 09 2018]

Mawadaipuram masses provided with free medical services [May 09 2018]

Wild fire brought under control [May 08 2018]

.Army Troops Take up the Challenge of School Roof Removal [May 07 2018]


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