Gampaha

Gampaha (meaning 5 villages) is the second most populated district in the country with a population of just over 2 million in a land area of  1,387 sq km.The district consists of 13 divisions (Divulapitiya,  Kattana, Minuwangoda, Meerigama, Attanagalla, Gampaha, Ja-ela, Dompe, Kelaniya, Mahara, Biyagama and Wattala).

The district has an important status in having three free trade industrial zones and the International Airport.

The district has many places of interests including the world renowned beaches,  a National Botanical Garden, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic and Christian places of worship as well as many historical and archeological places of interest.    The lagoon on the west coast provides an area for local fishermen for their livelihood.

The district adjoins Colombo and due to its canal systems and sluice gates in disrepair is prone to heavy flooding during annual monsoon rains.

Contact

Ruwan Abeywardena – Branch Executive Officer
Red Cross Building, 24, Divulapitiya Road, Demanhandiya, Katana
General : +94 314 933 881 / 608 Mobile : +94 773 228 985
Fax : +94 312 225 089 Email : gampahabeo@www.redcross.lk
Anton Victoria – Chairman
Red Cross Building, 24, Divulapitiya Road, Demanhandiya, Katana
General : +94 314 933 881 / 608 Mobile : +94 777 272 553
Fax : +94 312 225 089 Email : chirmangampahabranch@www.redcross.lk
Nandana Kumara – Secretary
Red Cross Building, 24, Divulapitiya Road, Demanhandiya, Katana
General : +94 314 933 881 / 608 Mobile : +94 773 762 741
Fax : +94 312 225 089 Email

Contact Us

Sri Lanka Red Cross Society
National Headquarters
106, Dharmapala Mawatha,
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

[T] (94) 11 2691095 , (94) 11 2691095

[F] (94) 11 2682675

[E] info@redcross.lk