Red Cross support continues to flow for flood affected people

Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012

28/12/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Despite the inclement weather being stable for couple of days, the number of people affected by the rain and flood waters continues to grow in all parts of Sri Lanka. As of 28th December 2012 the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says 359,619 people in 21 districts are victims of the inclement

Launch of Beyond Re-engineering process website

Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

26/12/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: An Innovative  website on Way Forward Beyond Reengineering was launched by the SARD Regional Secretary’s General Forum in Pakistan on the 18th December 2012 with the participation of Secretaries General of Pakistan RC, Indian RC, Bangladesh RC, Nepal RC, Afghanistan RC, Maldives RC , SLRCS and IFRCS Members. is not

SLRCS Muthur division gets a new home

Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012

09/12/2012 – Muthur, Sri Lanka: The SLRCS Muthur divisional office of the Muthur branch moved to a new building today under the auspices of the President of Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) Jagath Abeysinghe. The president opened this building during his visit to the Trincomalee district to look into activities in the region along

Building communities in a former war zone in the North East

Posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2012

23/02/2012 – Walioya, Sri Lanka: The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS), with support from the German Red Cross recently laid the foundation stone to build a community hall for people in Gajabapura & Moneratanne in the Walioya Divisional Secretariat in the Mullativu District. Over 100 families live in these villages. These areas once were

First Aid training to the military

Posted on Thursday, November 15th, 2012

15/11/2012 – Walioya, Sri Lanka: The First Aid division of the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society carried out several trainings recently under the request from the 23rd Division Camp of Sri Lanka Army located in Walioya. The first aid trainings saw 26 members of the military receiving the knowledge in basic first aid and other

Supporting to develop Health Care in Eastern Sri Lanka.

Posted on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

12/11/2012 – Valachchenai, Sri Lanka: A male and female surgical ward build with funds from German Red Cross & the European Union and implemented by the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society was unveiled to the public recently in Valachchanei in the Batticaloa District. The ward constructed to a value of 30 million LKR was vested

Emergency appeal launched for the drought affected in Sri Lanka

Posted on Monday, November 5th, 2012

3 November 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka – The International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched a one million Swiss franc (887,000 Euros) appeal to help the Sri Lanka Red Cross support over 125,000 people who have been suffering the effects of persistent drought in seven districts in northern and central Sri

Severe weather affects over 50,000 in Sri Lanka

Posted on Monday, October 29th, 2012

Mahieash Johnney in Sri Lanka   01/11/2012 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: The adverse weather effects stemming from tropical cyclone Nilam has affected over 50,000 in Sri Lanka while displacing closer to 5000 people from across the island, while 2 people have already fell victim to the cyclone. The cyclonic conditions have brought in minor flooding