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Emergency Situation in Northern Sri Lanka December 2018

Emergency Situation in Northern Sri Lanka December 2018 – Update from Muslim Aid Sri Lanka

Muslim Aid’s rapid response team swiftly acted on the ground by responding to the emergency flood situation in northern Sri Lanka – namely Kilinochi and Mullaithivu; within 48 hours .The team along with volunteers and partner organization visited the affected regions with hygiene packs to cover their most urgent needs. The relief items were packed and distributed within 48 hours, to almost 500 families who were taking shelter in camps as the flood waters had entered their homes and the water levels were on the rise. The most affected area was Parathipuram of the Kilinochi district.

The intervention was carried out with the coordination of government authorities in the district as well as security personnel of the area who supported the MASL team to access the affected people on the ground.

MASL was able to reach out to all communities through this intervention yet again helping us reinforce social cohesion among these different ethnic communities. This was enabled by the the involvement of faith leaders who have been supportive of Muslim Aid’s activities on the ground.

– Update from Muslim Aid Sri Lanka

Muslim Aid’s rapid response team swiftly acted on the ground by responding to the emergency flood situation in northern Sri Lanka – namely Kilinochi and Mullaithivu; within 48 hours .The team along with volunteers and partner organization visited the affected regions with hygiene packs to cover their most urgent needs. The relief items were packed and distributed within 48 hours, to almost 500 families who were taking shelter in camps as the flood waters had entered their homes and the water levels were on the rise. The most affected area was Parathipuram of the Kilinochi district.

The intervention was carried out with the coordination of government authorities in the district as well as security personnel of the area who supported the MASL team to access the affected people on the ground.

MASL was able to reach out to all communities through this intervention yet again helping us reinforce social cohesion among these different ethnic communities. This was enabled by the the involvement of faith leaders who have been supportive of Muslim Aid’s activities on the ground.

 

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