Drinking water for drought affected Kurunegala District

Drinking water is being distributed to 70, 454 drought affected families in 492 Grama Niladari Divisions in 24 Divisional Secretariat Divisions in Kurunegala District, said District Secretary Gamini Illangaratna.


A total of 204, 760 families belonging to 1,610 Grama Niladari Divisions are receiving drought relief. Under this scheme, a family of two receives dry rations worth of Rs 2,000 for two weeks while a family of three or more receive Rs 2,500 worth of dry rations for two weeks which is distributed by cooperatives.