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14 Jul 1984 description

UNDRO 84/1532

SRI LANKA - MONSOON FLOODS
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
14 JULY 1984

1. UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE COLOMBO REPORTS THAT EXCESSIVE MONSOON RAINS HAVE CAUSED FLOODS IN DISTRICTS OF RATNAPURA, KEGALCE, GAMPAKA AND COLOMBO.

2. PRELIMINARY INFORMATION INDICATES 3 DEATHS, 14,000 FAMILIES HOMELESS, AND OVER 1,500 HOUSES DESTROYED.

3. WILL REVERT AS NECESSARY IF REQUEST RECEIVED FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.


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