Khalsa Aid volunteers have reached to help the people in Sri Lankan floods. 200 people have died due to floods in Sri Lanka. In addition, thousands of people have left homeless.
A six-member team of Khalsa Aid is providing food, medicines and drinking water in flood-hit areas. On the first day we reached to remote areas of Kalutara district on boat which was still inundated by water. After a quick assessment, we distributed some urgent relief materials.In the first phase, our team distributed the emergency relief material pack, comprising surgical mask, packed food, water and purification tablets,” said Amarpreet Singh, managing director, Khalsa Aid India, He and Gagandeep Singh were the first to reach there and were joined by five more volunteers of Khalsa Aid. “Till now, we have reached out to 1500 families. With the water receding, we have prepared a rehabilitation kit of essentials like floor mats, mosquito nets, mosquito repellent coils, soaps and sani tary napkins,” he said.“Our volunteers are help people in cleaning their homes and aiding in reconstruction activity.We are coordinating with local official machinery and NGOs,” he said.
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