Since the heavy rainfall hit Southern, Western areas of Sri Lanka in late May, the severe floods and landslides had caused injuries, casualties and property losses of thousands of families.
The international emergency response team of the Red Cross Society of China, with the relief goods of the Chinese government arrived on 3rd June, for conducting disaster relief mission.
China National AeroTechnology International Engineering Corporation (Avic-Eng), affiliated to Avic Intl, as the contractor of the extension of Southern Expressway Project Section 1 from Matara to Beliatta, were affected extensively by the floods. Even though suffered in the flood damages, the Chinese company is still supporting the local government and people viaseries of relief activities. Chinese company Avic-Eng also dispatched volunteers joining in relief team working from the flood peak period till now with China Red Cross Team on 8th to 9th June, 2017 in Matara area.
The Red Cross relief team and Avic-Eng worked hard and helped homeless victimsnormalize their lives by establishing considerabletemporary shelters in various divisions of Matara area. The smiles and the appreciation of the displaced victims and local authorities are greatly encouraging the joint team to work more for the benefit of the people.
The calamity has destroyed the homes of the people, but connected the ties between peoples worldwide. As a Chinese company, Avic-Eng not only performed well in projects such as A09 road rehabilitation, runway overlay at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for the benefit of the Sri Lanka people but also focuses on consistently performing his social responsibility to strengthen the friendship between the people of China and Sri Lanka.