Emergency Relief Assistance for Flood Affected in Sri Lanka

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The flood situation and the landslides over the past few days have affected several districts in Sri Lanka resulting in the loss of over hundred lives while many more have been reported as missing. Over 100,000 persons are at present in safe locations while over 400,000 persons across the island remain affected. 

 

The Ministry of Disaster Management in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched an appeal to overseas Sri Lankan associations and communities of Sri Lankans as well as well-wishers to mobilize support for the flood affected Sri Lankans.

 

The list of required relief items received from the Ministry of Disaster Management is attached.

 

Please note that all costs related to packing and transportation will need to be borne by the donors.

 

All financial donations can be made by Cash or Bank Deposits payable to the following official account of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Geneva in Swiss Francs (CHF) and receive an official receipt of acknowledgement.

 

Name of the Bank: Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)

Bank Account No. 240.256121.30A

Account Name: Consulate General of Sri Lanka

IBAN: CH 350024024025612130A

Clearing No. 240

 

Copy of Bank Deposit slip with the name and address may be kindly communicated to the Mission by email, fax or post once the deposit is made, in order to issue an official receipt of acknowledgement.

 

Funds received will be transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo for disaster relief use. Your contributions for the welfare of the affected people in Sri Lanka is greatly appreciated.

 

For the latest updates on the flood situation, please visit the website of Disaster Management Centre of the Ministry of Disaster Management at www.dmc.gov.lk.

 

Thank you.

 

Consulate General of Sri Lanka Geneva

Postal Address

Consulate General of Sri Lanka

56, rue de Moillebeau,

P.O. Box436,

1211 Geneva 19.

 

 

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