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Updates on monsoon floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator for Sri Lanka has issued the following update on the current situation of floods and landslides in the country. As of 29 May (16:00, UTC+5:30), severe weather conditions have affected an estimated 557,500 people in 15 districts across Sri Lanka. Over the past three days, 177 people have been killed by floods and landslides with 109 people still missing according to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC). Over 400 houses have been destroyed, 5,200 houses partially damaged and 75,000 people are temporarily displaced in safe locations - 38,300 displaced people are in Rathnapura District. …………….Please Log in or Subscribe to view full details…..

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