Lack of clean water: Gammadda identifies major issue

Today is Day 3 of the 6th Edition of the Gammadda Door to Door Program, and the Gammadda teams were deployed across three districts today as well.

The Gammadda teams engaged in the Door to Door program are currently based in the Jaffna, Matale, and Kalutara Districts.

The team in the Kalutara District visited the Thebuwara West Village in the Dodamgoda Divisional Secretariat.

This village is constantly flooded due to the effects of the Kalu River.

Villagers state that these are the results of illegal constructions that obstruct the waterways.

They further added that this is a result of negligence by the authorities.

Another Gammadda Team is in the Matale District today.

The main issue these villagers are facing is that the main access road to the village has not been renovated.

Gammdda teams are in the Jaffna District as well.

An issue faced by most villagers in the most rural areas in the Jaffna District is the lack of access to clean drinking water.

Most villagers in the most rural areas in the Jaffna District face an issue:

A water purification project commenced 5 years ago. However, it was not completed.

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