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Over 500,000 Persons Affected By Floods

Jan 8, 2011 7:12:57 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) state that over 588,014 persons from 157,738 families have been affected by floods in the Eastern and North Central Provinces in the country.

The DMC state that these families from the Districts Ampara, Batticaloa and Polonnaruwa and that 4,685 families are currently being sheltered in 18 camps in the three districts.
Floods have also fully damaged over 669 houses and partially damage 2,631 houses.

Floods have also resulted in three death and seven persons being injured.