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Need for better storm warnings in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, 3 July 2013 (IRIN) - It has been nearly a month since Afthas Niflal almost lost his life at sea. The 22-year-old fisherman from the southern Sri Lankan town of Beruwala found himself caught...

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GIEWS Country Brief: Sri Lanka 27-June-2012

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Record harvest estimated for 2012 Maha season paddy crop The 2011 aggregate rice output declined Price of rice has been decreasing since the beginning of the year while price...

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Sri Lanka

MAALK002 - Annual report 2011

This report covers the period 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011 In brief Programme outcome Through its community-based programmes, Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRCS) is empowering people at...

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Sri Lanka

Gales, Cyclones Follow the Tsunami

By Amantha Perera WELIGAMA, Sri Lanka, Mar 11, 2012 (IPS) - The gentle waves of Weligama bay that lap at the small, tight-knit fishing village of Kaparratota, 140 km south of Colombo, can be...

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Sri Lanka

Tsunami anniversary highlights early warning gaps

COLOMBO, 26 December 2011 (IRIN) - Seven years after a devastating tsunami struck Sri Lanka, more work still needs to be done to secure an effective early-warning system, officials say. More than...

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South Asia Appeal No. MAA52001 - Programme update no. 2

MAA52001 23 December 2011 This report covers the period 1 July 2011 to 31 December 2011. In brief Programme outcome The aim of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...

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Sri Lanka

GIEWS Country Brief: 29-November-2011

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT The 2011 annual rice output is estimated to decline slightly from 2010, following flood damage to paddy crop in the main (Maha) season Rice prices increased slightly in...

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