APSL Emergency Response Fund concludes its Covid-19 relief activities in Sri Lanka by providing assistance to 1650 families and nine key Hospitals.
The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (‘’APSL’’) launched an Emergency Relief Fund (“ERF”) on 25th March 2020 to support vulnerable people and deserving families in Sri Lanka as they started to face many hardships due to the Corona (Covid-19) pandemic. At the end of 7 weeks operation of the programme, APSL concluded its Covid-19 relief activities having provided Rs. 3.2 million worth of assistance to 1650 families all over Sri Lanka and to nine key Hospitals. By way of immediate relief, dry ration parcels were distributed to each family and the parcels contained following items.
In addition to all of the above, APSL donated personal protective equipment (PPE) and other necessary equipment to nine key hospitals in Sri Lanka to support their front-line efforts to deal with Covid-19 related patient activities as noted below. Please see above Map 2 as to the hospitals that received assistance.