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Food for Work Programme - 2017

“Food for Work” programme is implemented with the participation of the members of families affected by the disaster situation in order to protect the livelihoods of the families who are engaged in agricultural activities (such as cultivations, animal husbandry, fresh water fishing) for which the drought assistance for cultivations is not provided and could not do their agricultural activities as their cultivations were destroyed or abandoned since adequate water was not available due to the extremely dry weather condition. Under this programme development activities that can be implemented using more labour were implemented in the areas where there was very dry weather and each of the families that participated in those activities were provided with 50 kg of rice.

A stock of 10,000 metric tons of rice was received from the Government of Pakistan, 100 metric tons of rice was received from the Government of India, and 2,752 metric tons of rice was received from the Government of China, and altogether 11,966.75 metric tons of rice were distributed among 267,506 families – 50 kg for each family – in the districts of Moneragala, Anuradhapura, Puttalam, Kurunegala, Mannar, Vavuniya, Jaffna, Mullativu, and Killinochchi.

Construction of Sri Lanka China Friendship Village

Government of Sri Lanka received financial assistance as well as material assistance for providing relief to the people who were affected by the disaster situation that occurred in a number of districts in May 2016, and construction work of 60 houses has been completed utilizing the funds amounting to $1.5 million that were received from China. It has been planned to hand over those houses to the beneficiaries in January 2018.

Oman funded Disaster Resilient Housing Scheme - 2014

Oman Housing Beneficiary Details - 2014

The Government of Sultanate of Oman had granted US Dollars 72,500,000 to build disaster resilient houses in disaster prone areas in each districts, Sri Lanka. 144 houses have successfully completed in 24 Districts as 6 houses per District.

Rain Water Harvesting Project

NDRSC implemented construction of rain water harvesting tanks programme to mitigate drought impacts to provide safe drinking water in selected four drought prone divisional secretariats such as Mihinthale, Thirappane, Rambewa, Medawachchiya in Anuradhapura District. Rs. 6 Mn., have been allocated for this project and 98 families have been benefitted. It has been completed and commissioned along with Dayata Kirulla - 2012.

Distribution and Training of Drip & Sprinkler Irrigation System

NDRSC distributed Sprinkler Water System, donated by the Chinese Government for the benefit of farmers living in drought prone areas. 222 farmer’s Organizations island wide have been benefited. It has been implemented along with the Safety Day, Dayata Kirulla- 2010 and district relief distribution events chaired by the Hon. Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera. Farmer Organizations in Ampara, Batticaloa, Rathnapura, Hambanthota, Puttalam, Anuradhapura, Badulla, Matara, Monaragala, Kurunegala, Polonnaruwa, Mannar, Mullaitivu, Jaffna, Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Trincomalee and Matale districts have been distributed Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation Systems. Relevant beneficiaries also have been trained on the usage of the irrigation systems.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 12 April 2018 04:14  

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