NCCSL – Disaster Response Teams

08 Apr 2018 - 25 Apr 2018 | 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
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NCCSL in association with the Church of Ceylon, Diocese of Colombo, has now trained and equipped a team of volunteers from the NCCSL Constituencies Island -wide respond to disasters and to be involved in taking preventive and precautionary steps.

The role of these teams are to, identify the disaster prone areas in respective regions, build awareness,  and be able to activated at the onset of a need  emergency in the regions while creating awareness or Disaster Risk Reduction as well.

NCCSL now facilitates the functioning, capacity building and coordination of these teams through regular regional meetings and other follow up activities

Regional Meetings

For the purpose of;

Appointment office bearers

Capacity Building

  • Identification of environment hazards
  • Disaster Mitigation

Area visits and mapping

  • Village map
  • Resources available
  • Vulnerability and disasters prone to

Building links and networks

Given below are the dates of the regional meetings scheduled for the respective DRR Teams.

22nd March                  –           Vattakachchi, Kilinochchi

04th April                     –           Methodist Church, Hatton

08th April                     –           Holy Trinity Church, Nuwara Eliya

25th April                     –           Christ Church, Baddegama