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DMC, exams Dept to assist exam students in case of emergency

The Disaster Management Center, with the Examinations Department has established a Joint Operations Center to assist students who sit for the GCE Advanced Level and the Scholarship Examinations in case of an emergency.

DMC Assistant Director Janaka Handunpathiraja said the operation center is operated in coordination with the Disaster Management Center, the Examinations Department, the Armed Forces and the Police.

Accordingly, the Integrated Operations Center will be operational from October 11 to November 6. If any student is unable to sit for the examination due to any accident or disaster during that period, he or she can contact this Operations Center.

The Disaster Management Center hotline number 117 and the Examinations Department hotline number 1911 are open 24 hours during the relevant period.Problems related to exams can be directed to these telephone numbers.

The Joint Operations Center has already issued guidelines to various stakeholder agencies involved in disaster risk management during the examination period.