Civil Defense Force to join operation against Human Elephant conflict

Civil Defense Force to join operation against Human Elephant conflict

Civil Defense Force to join operation against Human Elephant conflict

Written by Staff Writer

06 Dec, 2019 | 10:03 am

Colombo (News 1st) – Minister of Wildlife resources Wimalaweera Dissanayake notes that a new program will be formulated to combat the human-elephant conflict, which brings together the services of the Civil Defense force (CDF) as well as the farmer’s organizations.

The Minister noted that a 2000 strong force from the CDF will be deployed for this purpose. The program will also enlist the services of 1000 farmers from areas that suffer from the human-elephant conflict.

 

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