To enhance disaster response in Sri Lanka and allow U.S. assistance in a disaster to be more effective, the Sri Lanka Air Force in conjunction with the United States Pacific Air Force will co-host a Health Services Outreach and Engineering Civil Programme which is scheduled to be conducted in the Northern Peninsula code named as 'Exercise Pacific Angel'.
The exercise will comprise two components: The Medical Program and the Renovation Program.
The medical program is mainly focused in providing Primary Health Care, Physical Therapy, Optometry and Dentistry for the civil personnel and to conduct the Subject Matter Medical Exchange Program of Aero Medical Evacuation at SLAF Base Kat.
The renovation program mainly focuses on renovating of school buildings and uplifting the infrastructure facilities of those schools.
Air Force spokesperson group Captain Andrew Wijesooriya elaborating further had this to say….