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Funeral Aids In Respect of Those Who Died of Disaster

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Eligibility: Settlement of funeral expenses in respect of death occurred due to natural disaster

Process of Submitting Applications: Immediately often the death takes place by natural disaster, next of kind/ kinds should inform Grama Niladhari of the area in writing

Places From Where Application can be Obtained: No specific application form, but the next of kin should made a written application by himself together with copy of a death certificate.

Fees Payable for Obtaining Application: Not applicable

Time of Which Application should be Submitted: Soon after the death take place due to disaster

Fees Payable for Obtaining Service: Not applicable

Time Taken to Provide the Service (Ordinary Service and Priority Service): With in one day from receipt of recommend of the District Secretary

Supporting Documents Required

  • Death certificate
  • Letter confirming the relation ship
  • Relevant written request

Officers in charge of the Service
Divisional Secretary
Assistant Divisional Secretary

Exception or Instances Deviation From the Above Requirement and Special Information:
Where the funeral arrangements are made by Divisional Secretary in respect of bodies of those who die. As a result of disaster, the funeral expenses cannot be paid to the relatives

Specimen Application Form: Not applicable

Perfected Specimen Application Form: Not applicable

Organization Information

National Disaster Relief Services Centre

Ministry of Disaster Management,
No. 02-216,
Bauddhaloka Mw.,
Colombo 07,

Mr. P. L. L. P. Pannila
Telephones:+94-11-269 5909
Fax Nos: +94-11-2681493

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Last Updated On: 2009-11-06 12:24:44
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