Urgent need of relief to flood victims in NE - TRO

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 December 2004, 09:01 GMT]
"There is an ugent need to supply cooked meals, fresh drinking water, shelter and other immediate necessities to the flood victims in the NorthEast", a TRO official told TamilNet. TRO has provided temporary accommodation to 761 families and is supplying cooked meals, drinking water and other humanitarian assistance to a further 254 families in the Kilinochchi District, the official added.

Floodwaters devastate Kilinochchi-District
In Mannar District 466 displaced families have received assistance from TRO and 67 families have been provided temporary accommodation in public buildings In Batticaloa District thousands of families affected by the flooding are receiving emergency relief from TRO.

In addition, the services of boats and tractors have been provided to retrieve those stranded by flood waters.

TRO is working in cooperation with the Government and other Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to ensure that relief is provided to all flood affected families, sources said.

Heavy rains are currently devastating the North-East Districts.



Thousands of homes affected by flood waters in Kilinochchi-district.Roads and walkways submerged as floodwaters rise in Kilinochchi-district.
Thousands of homes affected by flood waters in Kilinochchi-destrict.Roads and walkways submerged as floodwaters rise in Kilinochchi.
A family wades to safety in Kilinochchi-districtTRO retrieves stranded flood victims in Kilinochchi-district
A family wades to safety in Kilinochchi.TRO retrieves stranded flood victims in Kilinochchi.


Related Articles:
10.11.04   TRO assists NE flood victims

 

Latest 15 Reports
10.07.20 00:05   Photo
SL Police harasses Shivajilingam at 25th Remembrance of Navaali massacre in Jaffna
09.07.20 09:33  
SL Navy brutally assaults Tamil fishers in Mullaith-theevu
08.07.20 16:33   Photo
Sinhala colonists encroach into Kangku-veali, Mean-kamam reservoirs in Trincomalee
07.07.20 19:36   Photo
Colombo schemes to expand ilmenite scooping into North from Pulmoaddai in East
06.07.20 19:06  
Colombo transfers Tamil Political Prisoners to notorious Anuradhapura prison
05.07.20 23:06   Photo
University students, Shivajilingam brave SL harassment to commemorate fallen Black Tigers
04.07.20 22:28   Photo
Monk commanding Sinhala-Buddhicisation of North-East threatens Tamil villagers in Batticaloa
03.07.20 19:28   Photo
After Naavat-kuzhi, Colombo targets Poonakari for Sinhala colonisation across Jaffna lagoon
02.07.20 22:26  
Colombo imposes restrictions on Tamil valour related symbolism in schools of North
01.07.20 13:22  
New secret unit among four SL military and police squads competing to arrest Tamil youth in North
30.06.20 22:10  
Tamils blocked from accessing properties near SL Navy training base in Champoor, Trincomalee
29.06.20 23:29   Photo
Moragoda advising Gotabaya prompts Sinhala parties to scrap Provincial Councils
28.06.20 22:06  
India privileging BRIC/RIC over Quad ‘discordant’, says former US top diplomat
27.06.20 22:11  
Indo-Pacific expert wants US to seek opportunities in ‘Sri Lanka’
26.06.20 21:24  
Russia steps up influence on New Delhi to uphold “multilateralism” against US “rules-based order”
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=13638