Disaster Hotlines in Sri Lanka- Flood, Landslides #FloodSL

By on May 30, 2017

disaster-hotlines-for-flooding-sri-lankaThe southwest monsoon and Cyclonic Storm Mora caused flooding and landslides throughout Sri Lanka in May 2017. Death toll from has risen to 180 with closer to 600,000 people affected (29 May 2017). Relief work continues in several cities. If you need assistance or wish to assist flood and landslide affected areas please contact following telephone numbers and websites:


Disaster Management Center (DMC) Hotlines

The Disaster Management Center provided three 24 hour hotline numbers to obtain information on the prevailing flood condition.

The hotlines are as follows:

Emergency Assistance Call
117
0112 136 222
011 2136136
077 3957900

Check the recent situation with regard to 2017 May Flooding
http://www.dmc.gov.lk/index_english.htm

Details and Road Blockage – Highway situation

1968 – RDA

1968 – RDA (in case of any Road Blockages due to rain or landslides)
Due to heavy rains several access roads to the Southern Expressway has been submerged and part of the Expressway has been closed temporarily for the motorists, the police said.
All motorists are requested to contact the 1969 hotline to obtain further information on the situation of the entry/exit points along the Southern Expressway, as some of the roads leading up to these entry/exit points have been submerged by flood waters.

Other Important Telephone Numbers and Websites

Emergency and Hotline Numbers in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Army

You can contact Sri Lanka Army by  following numbers if you are in need of a life supporting service.

0766907206
0766907125
0112674535
0112674502

Contact numbers of the District Secretariats and District Secretaries

  • Ratnapura District – 0452222235 / 0714423760
  • Kalutara District – 034 2222235 / 0716814813
  • Galle District – 0912234235 / 0714415377
  • Matara District – 0412222235 / 0776864397
  • Hambantota District – 0472256235 / 0714441612
  • Colombo District – 0112369134 / 0773184910
  • Gampaha District – 0332222235 / 0773273507
  • Kegalle District – 0352222235 / 0773633293

Toll Free three Digit Telephone Numbers

1990 – Sri Lanka emergency ambulance paramedic service
110 – Ambulance
111 – Fire and Rescue
114 – Sri Lankan Army Operational Commander Colombo
116 – Sri Lanka Air Force Emergency Service
118 – National Help Desk (Ministry of Defence)
119 – Police Emergency Service
1919 – Government Information Centre
1969 – Expressway Emergency

 

Sri Lanka Red Cross – Safety tips – twitter.com/SLRedCross/
Department of Meteorology


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