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Floods displace thousands

Dec 5, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Two people have been killed and 62,068 persons representing 20,336 families have been affected as a result of the floods experienced in many parts of the island, the Disaster Management Centre said. DMC said that 6244 persons who were affected due to floods are in 56 camps situated in the island. Two deaths were reported from Matara and Welimada who had drowned and eight others were also injured. 188 houses were sustained extensive damaged while 1237 houses were partially damaged in the past few weeks due to rain.   Read more:www.dailymirror.lk/news/8218-floods-displace-thousands.html