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Sri Lanka : Floods : 2008/06/01
GLIDE: FL-2008-000079-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/06/01
Sri Lanka
Name Floods
Outline Floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least nine and forced thousands of people from their homes in Sri Lanka, with some taking shelter in schools and temples, officials said on 2 June, 2008.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka (as of 5 June)
Dead: 23
Missing: 1
Injured: 2
Affected: 401,306
Fully damaged houses: 265
Partially damaged houses: 1,317

Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka (as of 4 June)
Dead: 20
Missing: 2
Injured: 2
Affected: 362,582
Fully damaged houses: 199
Partially damaged houses: 705

Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka (as of 2 June)
Dead: 6
Affected: 146,134

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