Estimates are now under preparation for the payment of compensation on behalf of houses damaged by floods. Deputy Director of the Disaster Management Centre Pradeep Kodippili said they expect to have the related estimates ready as soon as possible.
He said that 4030 persons are still in 21 displaced Camps. 767 houses are devastated while 3513 houses are partially damaged. Mr. Kodippili pointed out that all the displaced were successfully provided relief. The process of paying compensation will commence as soon as the Ministry of Disaster Relief Services received estimates prepared by Grama Nilaldharis and Divisional Secretaries via the District Secretaries.