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Housing Loan for people who lost their houses due to disaster

Feb 14, 2011 8:32:15 AM - itnnews.lk

Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that a relief programme is being launched to provide housing loans to the people who have lost their homes due to landslides.

The Disaster Management Ministry is considering launching a relief programme with regard to the bank loans obtained to construct the houses that were damaged due to landslides. Around 29 houses were destroyed at Rattota and Punchi-rattota in Matale and Devaladeniya areas. Inquiries were made and aid was distributed under the patronage of Minister Mahinda Amaraweera.

The Minister expressed these views at a discussion at the Matale District Secretariat. Deputy Ministers Nandimithra Ekanayake, Rohana Dissanayake, Parliamentarians Lakshman Wasantha Perera and Government officials were present at the discussion.