Disaster Risk Management

COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN SRI LANKA

The present crisis situation in Sri Lanka due to the COVID 19 outbreak has led to severe socio economic repercussions. While the Government of Sri Lanka is gradually lifting the tight restrictions imposed for nearly 8 weeks in order to revive the economy, there is still no certainty as to when this disease outbreak will

Serve Humanity with Faith, Hope and Solidarity Caritas Sri Lanka’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Serve Humanity with Faith, Hope and SolidarityCaritas Sri Lanka’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic By Dr. Shemal Fernando, PhD  –  Senior Executive Manager CSL-SEDEC In the recent weeks, the lives of millions of people across the world have suddenly changed. For some, remaining at home has been an opportunity to reflect, to withdraw from the frenetic pace

Caritas Sri Lanka Delegates Visit Chennai on a Fact Finding Mission in Handling Differently Abled

Caritas India’s Community Based Rehabilitation Forum (CBRF) had given the opportunity to 6 delegates from Caritas Sri Lanka to visit Chennai to learn about what is happening to differently abled and how India handles them. The delegates had the opportunity to experience the mechanism at village level, intermediary level and the governmental level. CBRF has

Caritas Sri Lanka Delegates Visit Chennai on a Fact Finding Mission in Handling Differently Abled

Caritas India’s Community Based Rehabilitation Forum (CBRF) had given the opportunity to 6 delegates from Caritas Sri Lanka to visit Chennai to learn about what is happening to differently abled and how India handles them. The delegates had the opportunity to experience the mechanism at village level, intermediary level and the governmental level. CBRF has

Capacity Building of Counsellors (Tamil Medium) on Emotional Literacy School Programme.

Emotional literacy helps people, especially youth and students to manage their own emotions effectively, appropriately and productively. It develops positive social interactions with other people in the society. The objectives of this programme are to increase the emotional literacy, well-being and resilience among the school students in order to prevent self-harm and suicidal behaviour. Through

Capacity building of Councilors on Emotional Literacy School Program

Emotional literacy helps people especially youth/students to manage their own emotions effectively, appropriately and productively, while also developing positive social interactions with other people in the society. Therefore, this programme is being implemented to increase the emotional literacy, well-being and resilience among the school students in order to prevent self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Through this

Visit of Ms. Martha Rubiano Secretary General of Caritas Norway.

Ms. Martha Rubiano, Secretary-General of Caritas Norway visited places of Easter Sunday terror attack including  St. Anthony’s Shrine at Kochikade in Colombo and St.Sebestian’s  Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo on Friday 16th August 2019 and met victims of the Easter Sunday attack.  Rev. Fr. Jude Raj Fernando the administrator of St. Anthony’s Shrine and Rev. Fr.

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC Family Commemorates the victims of Easter Sunday bomb attacks

The Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) played a pivotal role in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that devastated the island nation of Sri Lanka by joining hands and concentrating on the immediate requisites of the victims in close liaison with the government authorities as well as with the international and national voluntary organizations

Easter Sunday Disaster in Sri Lanka

The island nation which enjoyed a peaceful atmosphere and living for nearly a decade  faced with one of the deadliest terrorist attacks on 21st of April 2019. Unfortunately this incident took place on the Easter Sunday targeting a large number of Catholics, Christians who were attending the Easter Sunday Masses and foreigners who were having the