NGOs to conduct joint rapid assessment in 11 districts

UN spokesman Stephane DujarricNon Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are organizing a joint rapid assessment in 11 districts to obtain further information about the needs on the ground following the floods and landslides, the United Nations said.

UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric told reporters in New York the UN continues to support the Government in its efforts to respond to the needs on the ground.

He also said the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is helping to strengthen local UN coordination and assist agencies in resource mobilization efforts. (Colombo Gazette)



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