15 March 2020 – National task force established, crisis response cells to be formed at local levels

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body, Advisory
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Police and Interior Affairs, Provinces, districts, local government and grass root level committees
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National, Sub-national
Lead People/Agency: Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government

Overview: Circular issued to all Secretaries of Ministries, Chief Secretaries (Provinces), District Secretaries, Heads of Departments, Chairpersons of Corporations, Provincial Secretaries and Grama Nidharies.
It informs of the establishment of a task force, requests to establish a centre or cell in each of the institutions and to form local level committees at the grass-root level

Full details here: http://pubad.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_circular&view=circular&cid=1836&Itemid=176&lang=en

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government