Flood and Landslide Disaster relief Appeal - 2017 Featured

Sunday, 28 May 2017 00:00 Written by  Published in Australia News

[media release] As you are aware adverse weather conditions affecting 230, 571 individuals of 56, 529 families in 14 districts of Sri Lanka. As of 1600 hrs of 27 May 2017, 100 deaths have been reported and 91 individuals declared missing.

A detailed special situation report as of 1600 hrs of 27 May 2017 is below.

The Government of Sri Lanka has sought international assistance in relief and rescue operations, the expatriate Sri Lankan communities/organisations and donors can support immediate relief in numerous means. 

In this context, the Government of Sri Lanka wishes to receive cash donations in the form of assistance from Sri Lankan expatriates since it would be economical to purchase most of the urgent relief items in Sri Lanka and provide them to the needy in a faster manner.

Those who wish to make cash donations can be made such donations at the Office of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka at Suite 536, St. Kilda Road Towers, No. 1, Queens Road, Melbourne, 3004 or deposit funds in the bank account of the Consulate General of which details are given below:

Bank: ANZ

Branch: St. Kilda Road

BSB No: 013423

Account No: 208009661

Name of the account: Consulate General of Sri Lanka

When you make a donation please email your details and amount of funds donated to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that an official receipt of acknowledgement could be issued. Please also indicate a reference number for your transaction (Ex. Your name or mobile number).

Funds being received will be transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo for disaster relief use.

Those who wish to despatch relief materials (list of items needed is given in the above attachment) will have to bear freight charges by themselves. Such consignments should be addressed to the following:


Ministry of Disaster Management

Vidya Mawatha

Colombo 7

Tel: +94 11 2665389               Fax: +94 11 2665098

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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