Sarvodaya Response to Sri Lankan floods May 2016 Update on 31th May 2016

The following is the brief update of the Sarvodaya Flood Relief Operations as at 31st May 2016. Geographic focus • Mahabudgamuwa, and Kudabudgamuwa GNs, in Kollonnawa Div. SD in Colombo district • Brandiawatta in Wellampitiya GN, in Kollonnawa Div. SD in Colombo district • Pahathgama GN, Hanwella Town GN in Hanwella Div. SD in Colombo district • Aranayaka GN, in Aranayaka Div. SD in Kegalle district • Chilaw, Arachchikattuwa, and Karuwalagaswewa Div. SDs in Chalaw and Puttalum districts Summary up to 24.05.2016: • ~ #2,250 ...

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Sarvodaya Online Payment Gateway is ON again

Sarvodaya Online Payment Gateway is ACTIVATED again. You can now donate to Sarvodaya relief efforts through the Sarvodaya Online Payment Gateway on www.sarvodaya.org > Donate ...

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From relief to rehabilitation: After the floods May 2016

Sarvodaya updates its emergency flood response as at 9am on 24th May 2016. Geographic focus • Mahabudgamuwa, and Kudabudgamuwa GNs, in Kollonnawa Div. SD in Colombo district • Brandiawatta in Wellampitiya GN, in Kollonnawa Div. SD in Colombo district • Pahathgama GN, in Hanwella Div. SD in Colombo district • Aranayaka GN, in Aranayaka Div. SD in Kegalle district Relief efforts so far (18.05.2016 – 24.05.2016): • Establishment of Sarvodaya Emergency Response Center at Sarvodaya Headquarters on 18.05.2016 • Media partnership with Voice ...

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Cleaning up the flood affected areas

As the flood water is receding now in Kollonnawa and Wellampitiya area in Colombo, Sarvodaya organises Medical Camps and home cleaning campaigns to assist the return of the flood affected people back to their homes. Sarvodaya is planning to mobilise at least 3-4 15-member volunteer teams tomorrow, and following equipment and items are requested from the well-wishers and supporters to expand the clean-up operations to create safe and hygiene living environment for the returnees. - ...

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Flood relief appeal extended

The severe flood situation that affected the lives of more than 200,000 people in lowlands in Colombo expected to prevail for the next few days. Sarvodaya extends its appeal for relief items, intermediate support to get the 'children back to school', well cleaning, and cleaning & rehabilitation of common infrastructure during the floods and in the immediate aftermath. Please support us with your financial contribution to the following Bank Account. Account Name: Lanka Jathika Sarvodaya ...

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Sarvodaya Sampath Bank Payment Gateway experiencing problems

Sarvodaya regret to inform all its online subscribers that its Sampath Bank Online Payment Gateway is presently experiencing technical errors, and the supporters can only donate through direct Bank Transfers. The system will be restored only by early next week, where a notice will be published on its restoration. ...

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Sarvodaya Flood Relief Update 2

Island wide Sarvodaya Relief Teams are presently engaged in flood relief work in several flood affected districts under the coordination of Sarvodaya Emergency Response Unit. The operations and relief work so far include establishment of Sarvodaya Emergency Response Centre at Sarvodaya Headquarters, media partnership with Voice of Asia Media Network, distribution of water (200 5-Liter bottels) in Pahathgama in Hanwella, in Colombo district, distribution of cooked food parcels (750 packs) in Pahathgama in Hanwella, in ...

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Appeal: Sri Lankan Floods May 2016

The torrential rains after months of drought has resulted in severe floods in almost 19 administrative districts in Sri Lanka, hampering the lived of thousands. The worst scenario had been the landslides in the mountain regions where still many lives are unaccounted for. Sarvodaya, in partnership with the Voice of Asia Media Network (Siyatha TV and Siyatha FM) has taken immediate steps to provide relief to the affected people. Twenty Sarvodaya District Centers are designated ...

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Role of Religion in Humanitarian Action

A one­day Global Religious Forum (GRF) on the role of religion in humanitarian action will take place the day prior to the commencement of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) on May 23, 2016. The Global Religious Forum will bring together about 150 participants, including religious leaders, principals of faith­based organizations, and representatives of national and multi­faith platforms, the public sector, and secular NGOs. Sarvodaya, Worldvision and MuslimAid collaboratively organised multi-faith consultancy in Sri Lanka ...

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Sarvodaya continues clean drinking water provision to rural Sri Lanka

Extending its long-term partnership with Sarvodaya, the Project Sri Lanka Foundation of United Kingdom supported the construction of 4 large-scale drinking and agricultural water wells in Moneragala district in the Uva province of Sri Lanka. The water wells are constructed in the villages of Weherayaya, Handapanagala, Samagipura and Parakramapura, providing solutions to their long-standing issue of water shortages. The Sarvodaya International Unit headed by Mr. Bandula Senadheera facilitated the project, as part of its Volun-tourism Initiative. ...

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