Donation for flood victims
Orit Corporate Branding and Talent
Development Manager Varuna De Silva, Orit Human Resources
General Manager V K Jayawardane, Seethawaka Orit Human
Resources Manager Ravindra Rajapakse, Management Assistant
of the Ministry Shantha Ratnayake and Public Relations
Officer of the Deputy Resettlement Minister Justin Lazarus
at the handing over.
In response to a request of the Resettlement Ministry, Orit, the
biggest manufacturer of denim jeans in Sri Lanka, donated some urgently
Due to continuous rain in the North and East, over 800,000 people
have been affected by the recent floods, creating unprecedented
problems. Out of this total, Batticaloa District has over 500,000
affected citizens, who are served by 228 disaster relief centres.
In order to provide temporary relief to the distressed people, the
Ministry requested drinking water, infant food, medicine, dry rations
and useable clothing.
Orit responded with 1000 cans of mineral water, 300 large packs of
milk powder and 500 denim jeans, which were handed over to the Ministry.