Denmark donates water purification units to TRO

[TamilNet, Friday, 07 January 2005, 14:30 GMT]
Mr.Michael Sternberg, Ambassador of Denmark who is on a two day visit to Trincomalee district Thursday donated ten water purification units to the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) to clean all wells in the Tsunami affected coastal villages. The Government of Denmark also provided four technicians to train about ten volunteers of the TRO in handling the water purification units, sources said.

Mr.Michael Sternberg visited the Tsunami destroyed coastal areas in the east port town Thursday.

Mr.Sternberg Friday visited LTTE controlled Muttur east villages.

Water purification units have been sent to TRO divisional office in Chenaiyoor located in the LTTE controlled Muttur east.

TRO sources said these water purification units would be used to clean all wells affected by Tsunami waves in the LTTE controlled areas, Verugal, Eeachilampathu and Muttur east in the Trincomalee district.

Meanwhile, TRO district office in Trincomalee district has deployed about one hundred and fifty volunteers to collect details of damages caused to persons, houses, cultivation and other industries in the last week Tsunami in the district.

 

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