Sri Lanka Army continues with rescue and relief operations
Sri Lanka Army is continuously backing the ongoing
rescue flood relief and Operations in areas affected by floods and
Second Indian ship, INS 'Shardul' arrives for flood relief
Second Indian ship, INS 'Shardul'
had arrived at the Port of
Colombo to assists the ongoing
disaster relief operations in
country today (28th May 2017),
states navy media.
SLAF assists flood victims
Sri Lanka Air Force continues to provide assistance to
flood victims, who are affected by the prevailing inclement weather
conditions in the country, states SLAF media.
Navy assists to remove debris clogged in Wakwella Bridge
Troops of Sri Lanka Navy are currently removing debris
blocked in Wakwella Bridge at Baddegama, Galle District, states navy
Army continues with relief work
Continuing with ongoing relief
work, Sri Lanka Army has
deployed a total of 1600 Army
personnel, belonging to the
Security Force Headquarters -
West (SFHQ-West) for rescue and
relief operations in flood and
landslide affected areas with 15
BTRs and WMZs troop carriers, 30
Army boats and other machinery
by Saturday (27th May 2017),
states army media.
Navy assist flood relief operations
Up to date (28th Sunday, May 2017), Sri Lanka Navy has
deployed over 109 relief, search and rescue teams comprising 643 naval
personnel along with 109 relief boats in affected areas in the Southern
and Western provinces of the island, states navy media.
Indian Naval Ship 'Kirch' arrives with relief assistance
With the view of supporting ongoing flood relief
operations in the island, Indian Naval Ship (INS) 'Kirch' arrived at the
Port of Colombo with relief aid today (27th Saturday, May 2017), sates
Rescue & Flood Relief Operations of the Army, Navy & Air Force are
Underway (Media Release)
Thousands of tri-service personnel, including more
than 1000 Army personnel are currently continuing with their rescue and
relief operations in close coordination with the Disaster Management
Centre (DMC), District & Divisional Secretariats, Police and other
authorities in flood-affected areas after torrential rains hit several
provinces in the island.
Tri forces troops involved in rescue and relief efforts
large number of tri forces personnel and rescue teams are currently
involved in rescue and relief efforts in flood affected areas in
Weeraketiya, Neluwa, Morawaka, Deiyandara, Padukka, Bulathsinhala,
Kalawana, Wellampitiya, Palindanuwara and Beliatta areas.
Navy ships return home
The two Sri Lanka Navy ships, SLNS Sagara and SLNS
Nandimithra arrived home on Thursday (25th May) after successfully
completing a tour to Singapore to attend the International Maritime
Defence Exhibition (IMDEX), states Navy media sources.
Symposium on 'Great and Little Basses Reef and Marine Conservation'
The symposium on 'Great and
Little Basses Reef and Marine
Conservation', organized by the
Sri Lanka Coast Guard was held
at the Light House Galley,
Colombo on Wednesday (24th May
2017), states the navy media.