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AWARENESS PROGRAMMES

 

         Sri Lanka Coast Guard takes step to conduct awareness programmes on life saving for the fishing community, school children and the general public. They are educated on the use of safety gears onboard fishing vessels, basic survival techniques & first aid, importance of adhering to weather warning & water safety survival methods at sea & inland waters. And in addition to the above they are also educated on the impact of drug trafficking and illegal human smuggling/migration through the sea, eg. taking the boat to Australia.