Security Forces On Alert
The security forces have been placed on full alert to respond to any disaster situation which may arise in the country.
The Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera said that in order to face any disaster due to adverse weather conditions being experienced in the country, all Government Agents have been given the authority to take instant decisions in order to face such situa
He said that as flooding and landslides could occur in various parts of the country, the GAs have been allocated over Rs 1 million in order to take the required measures to provide relief for those affected by the adverse weather conditions. He also said that all the military camps throughout the country have been assigned an extra 25 relief personnel in order to cater to any emergency situation.