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Monday, 16 May 2016 - 15:27
All Police Stations On Standby To Face Disaster Situations
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Minister of Law & order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake has instructed the IGP to keep all police stations in the island standby, to face disaster situations due to the torrential showers.

Releasing a communiqué, the ministry noted that all police stations have been instructed to coordinate providing relief for the affected people.

In addition, the IGP has been directed by the ministry to obtain details of disaster situations including floods from the public via the emergency hotline 1-1-9.

Minister Sagala Ratnayake has also directed the IGP with regard to minimizing traffic congestion that occurs following torrential rains.

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