US Navy personnel who arrived onboard USS ‘Lake Erie’, combined with Sri Lanka Navy Marines to provide post Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief support activities in the flood affected areas in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts today (June, 14).
Accordingly, 41 SLN Marines with 136 US naval personnel engaged in bund repair activates at Uniddiwela in Matara district. Meanwhile, 12 SLN Marines along with 33 US naval personnel undertook cleaning and colour washing of Mallika Navodya School at Hiniduma, Galle. Moreover, 11 SLN Marines partnering with 31 US naval personnel engaged in cleaning of 35 wells in Bulathsinhala, Kaluthara.
US and SL naval personnel are determined to continue their post disaster relief support mission further to assist affected communities in different parts of the country.