Request for Flood Relief Assistance to Sri Lanka

PRESIDENT OF SRI LANKA
PM - SRI LANKA
FINANCE MINISTER - SL
FOREIGN MINISTER
High Commissioner
Consul General
President, CSLBC
Sir Christopher Ondaatje
POLICY
BOI Sri Lanka

High Commission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Request for Flood Relief Assistance to Sri Lanka

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Ottawa, Canada wishes to draw the urgent attention of all Sri Lankan expatriate community and well-wishers to the recent disaster in Sri Lanka due to the severe floods and landslides caused by heavy rainfall during the past few days.  As a result, around 500,000 people have been affected at the moment. Please visit the Disaster Management Center (DMC) website: http://www.dmc.gov.lk/index_english.htm for regular situation updates.

The Ministry of Disaster Management is soliciting urgent material and financial assistance to provide immediate relief services to the affected population.

Material Assistance:

The Ministry of Disaster Management has identified the following materials are urgently required for providing immediate relief.

Items

Quantity

Bed Sheets

                             8,300

Blanket

                             1,500

Folding Mattress

                             6,100

Generators

                                  75

Gum Boots

                             1,250

Life Jackets

                                500

Mats

                             9,150

Mobile Toilets

                                100

Mosquito Net

                             3,200

Pillows

                             1,500

Rain Coats

                                500

Tarpaulin

                             7,000

Tent

                             5,000

Torch

                             1,750

Towels’

                             6,300

Umbrellas

                                500

Candle Boxes

                             2,200

Match-Box

                             2,000

Flash Lights

                                600

Soap

                          20,000

Sanitary kits (boxes)

                             8,000

Tooth Paste

                             9,000

Tooth Brush

                             9,000

Samon Tin

                          10,000

Milk Packets

                             7,500

Cooking Pots (large)

                                300

Water Pumps

                                250

Plates

                             8,000

Diapers

                             5,000

School Bags

                             9,000

Water Bottles (5L)

                          20,000

 

 

The Sri Lankan expatriates and well-wishers wishing to make material donations are kindly requested to bear the airfreight/shipment and other related charges. The consignment should only be addressed to the following;

The Secretary,

Ministry of Disaster Management

120/2, Vidya Mawatha,

Colombo 07

Sri Lanka

 

 

Financial Assistance:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo has put in place a comprehensive mechanism to provide urgent relief assistance to those affected. The High Commission has been authorized to accept donations in cash for this purpose since it will help to purchase most of the urgent relief items locally in Sri Lanka and rush such items immediately to the affected areas. 

Financial contributions could be directed to this High Commission by sending a cheque/bank draft drawn in favour of the “High Commission of Sri Lanka”.

Sri Lankan expatriates wishing to make donations through bank transfer/direct deposit are kindly requested to deposit them in the following official bank account of the Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa.

Name of the Account: High Commission of Sri Lanka

Account No                : 00006 – 77-02914

Name of the Bank     : CIBC

Bank Branch              : Sparks Street, Ottawa

Donors are requested to state the following message in respect of their bank transfers/deposits: “Donations for Flood Relief in Sri Lanka”.

The donors are also requested to fax or email a copy of the Bank transfer/deposit Receipt to the following Fax No./email address of the Sri Lanka High Commission along with their names, addresses and contact numbers.

 Fax No.: (613) 238-8448  / E-Mail:   slhcit@rogers.com 

Every financial contribution will be acknowledged by the High Commission with an official government of Sri Lanka receipt and the financial contributions will be transferred to the General Deposit Account (GDA) of the Government of Sri Lanka, which will eventually be utilized by the Ministry of Disaster Management for immediate relief assistance measures.

For further inquiries please contact the undermentioned officer of the Sri Lanka High Commission. 

Mr. Dilan Perera, Attaché, Sri Lanka High Commission

Direct telephone No. 613 234 4875

Gen. Telephone No:  613 233 8449 , Email:  slhcit@rogers.com

 

 

 

High Commission of Sri Lanka

Ottawa.

 

29th May 2017

 

333, Laurier Avenue West, Suite # 1204 Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1C1

Tel: (613) 233 – 8449 Fax: (613) 238-8448

E-Mail: slhcit@rogers.com   Web Sit

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