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|Sri Lanka Army Rehabilitation Directorate|
|Garrison/HQ||Ragama, Western Province|
Ranaviru Sevana, in English "Shelter for War Heroes", is the main establishment operated under Sri Lanka Army's Rehabilitation Directorate. There are thirteen other establishments located around the country operated under the same commandment. Ranaviru Sevana is dedicated to look after young men and women who are permanently disabled due to injuries received in the war. Most of the residents are amputees with one or more limb losses, mainly below the knee. In 2010, about 200 resident patients were receiving long-term treatments.
The Directorate is engaged with several projects to rehabilitate these injured and disabled Soldiers. They are trained to regain abilities with suitable work. For example, those who are able to sit back and work receive clerical training and are assigned to their own unit. Before releasing them from the facility, soldiers are provided with equipment such as Artificial Limbs, Socket Gel Liners, Walking Aid and sanitary aid as appropriate.
Regimental level supportEdit
There are nine RHQ battalions, which are being administered by the Regiments. This directorate provides technical support through the Rehabilitation Team. The soldiers of these RHQ Battalions bear varying disabilities. The Rehabilitation Team visits them and arranges to provide them with support.
Community level supportEdit
The rehabilitation team visits Ranaviru villages of the Sri Lanka Army every six months and conducts rehabilitation clinics, which include a medical clinic. At present 13 villages fall under the scrutiny of this Directorate.
- Sri Lanka Army Rehabilitation Directorate
- Sri Lanka Army
- Ranaviru Fund
- Donate a Bed
- Gen Ranjan Wijeratne Foundation
- Walk Again Campaign
- Dialog Telekom Gifts Ranaviru Sevana
- Ranaviru Foundation
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