Sri Lanka

40,139 families affected by floods and heavy rain in Sri Lanka

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Due to torrential rains, Some parts of the country are experiencing Floods. The most affected Districts are Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Galle. Around 40,139 families have been affected. 17 deaths were reported by this districts.

The National Disaster Relief Services Center (NDRSC) of the Ministry of Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services is mandated to provide relief assistance to victims of flood to meet their emergency needs. The Center has already provided relief assistance to the victims who are living in temporary camps or with their relatives and friends.

Already released Rs. 5 Millions to District and Divisional authorities to provide emergency relief assistance to flood and landslides victims by the National Disaster Relief Services Centre (NDRSC) of the Ministry of Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services.