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UN agencies assist damage caused by floods

Nov 13, 2010 3:51:02 AM - itnnews.lk

A number of UN affiliated organizations will extend assistance to the Government to assess the damage caused in various areas due to floods.

The floods caused by the torrential rains experienced on Thursday have affected several areas. Nearly 200,000 people have been affected. They have already returned to their homes. Common amenities including buildings and highways have been damaged due to the floods. A number of UN affiliated organizations said they assisting the Government in assessing the nature of the floods which was experienced in the city after 18 years and in providing relief.