Foresight Engineering upgraded the Emergency and Disaster Response Systems in the Western Province and Selected Urban Areas in Sri Lanka by providing 10 fire stations with 71 fire and rescue vehicles, equipment and controls rooms with VHF radio communication, computers, etc. A Special Response Unit with 19 fire & rescue vehicles and equipment were installed in Colombo and Welawatte.In addition, under technical assistance and capacity building, 33 fire officers and 25 administrative officers were trained internationally to aid and assist the emergency services and disaster response system.
These projects were backed by International Center for Emergency Techniques, Netherlands
Fire stations, special equipment and facilities in the island were enhanced.
The project was completed by the end of 2009.