By providing PFA, SLRCS aims to reduce the initial distress caused by traumatic events and to foster short and long-term adaptive functioning and coping," SLRCS said.
SLRCS also said thatInter-ethnic anxiety has risen in the affected districts as well as in the country in general.
SLRCS is conducting the detailed needs assessment at the moment, upon which specific needs will be identified, which will be addressed through longer term programming.
SLRCS is currently assessing the needs of the people for longer term recovery support.
The relief efforts of SLRCS meanwhile continues in the aftermath of flash floods and landslides experienced in the recent days, the SLRC said.
SLRCS also continues to work with authorities to provide welfare for the people who survived a massive landslide in Aranayake in Sri Lanka.
Nimal Kumar briefed the Ambassador about the SLRCS
' work after the bomb blasts, highly appreciated the Red Cross Society of China for its helping hand in a difficult time of Sri Lanka, and promised to use all the donation in the treatment of the injured.
SLRCS disaster response teams and volunteers have been on the ground supporting the emergency aid effort.
In response to the urgent humanitarian needs, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and SLRCS have today launched an international emergency appeal for two million Swiss francs (approximately 2.1 million USD or 1.9 million EUR).
On 30th May, Chinese Ambassador Yi Xianliang, on behalf of the Red Cross Society of China, handed over the donation to Nimal Kumar, National Secretary of SLRCS.
He hoped the donation could assist the current relief operation of SLRCS and provide help to the people in the disaster-affected areas.