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Water Filter Distribution in Kokkuthuduwai

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03/04/2013 – SLRCS Mullaitivu branch with the support of RC PCRP (Taiwan RC Funded) organized a water filter distribution programme to the selected all 58 housing beneficiaries the function conducted on 31.03.2013 at the Rural Development society hall, in Kokuthoduwai.

Dr. K. Akilan Hony Chairman of Branch, Mr.Nimal Silva Pogramme office RC PCRP, S. Satheeswaran BEO of the Branch, Mr Mathawa DPO, T.O, CM, RDS also attended the event.

Most of the community people without access to improved drinking water sources and the potentially much greater percentage without consistent access to microbiologically safe water at the point of use, household based water treatment can play a critical role in protecting users from waterborne diseases therefore Red Cross planned to distribute the water filter to the community with the support of Taiwan Red Cross Organization under RC-PCRP.