Relief Coordination Centre (RCC)
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The All Ceylon Jammiyyathul Ulama convened a meeting on the 20th of May 2016 with the representatives of ACJU, MCSL, CDMF, YMMA, MFCD, Muslim Aid, National Shoora Council, Jamaathus Salaamah, AMYS, SLJI, NIDA, IBNU UMAR OBA, Masjidun Noor, ACJU Colombo District, SocialService.lk and other organizations.
It was agreed by all parties present that the relief effort undertaken by the various organizations needed to be structured and planned out in order to avoid duplication and ensure that each and every affected area, family and individual is attended to.
A decision was taken at the meeting to address the below areas as it was highlighted to be prioritized;
1. Lobbying the government - This is to ensure that financial assistance is obtained from the government in order to meet the immediate requirements.
2. Information Collection & Verification - It is learned that many displaced families, other than those who are in temporarily relief camp, have settled at their relatives residences these families have to be identified and assisted.
3. Coordinating Hub - In order to avoid duplication and wastages a coordinating Hub to be established to centralize the control of inflow and outflow of goods.
In this regard a new Relief Coordination Centre (RCC) has been setup at the ACJU head office, Colombo 10.
ACJU requests all Organization to coordinate with the decision taken at the meeting.
Ash-Sheikh Fazil Farook
The Secretary - Media Unit
All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama