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Sri Lanka : Flood, Landslide : 2016/05/15
GLIDE: FL-2016-000050-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2016/05/15
Country
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District
Sri Lanka
Name Flood, Landslide
Outline Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least eight people and forced tens of thousands more to flee their homes.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Government of Sri Lanka 2016/06/08
Dead: 89
Missing: 102
Injured: 56
Affected: 279,691
Destroyed houses: 691
Partially damaged houses: 4,895

Government of Sri Lanka 2016/06/02
Dead: 84
Missing: 103
Injured: 50
Affected: 288,689
Destroyed houses: 656
Partially damaged houses: 4,810

Government of Sri Lanka 2016/05/28
Dead: 104
Missing: 99
Injured: 31
Affected: 301,502
Destroyed houses: 623
Partially damaged houses: 4,414

Government of Sri Lanka 2016/05/25
Dead: 102
Missing: 100
Injured: 32
Affected: 237,065
Destroyed houses: 558
Partially damaged houses: 4,312

UNOCHA 2016/05/22
Dead: 84
Missing: 116
Affected: 340,150
Displaced: 237,240
Destroyed houses: 503
Partially damaged houses: 3,793


Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2016/06/08
    Daily Situation Report - Sri Lanka, 08 June 2016 at 1800 hrs
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2016/06/02
    Daily Situation Report - Sri Lanka, 02 June 2016 at 1200 hrs
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2016/05/28
    Daily Situation Report - Sri Lanka, 28 May 2016 at 1800 hrs
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2016/05/25
    Daily Situation Report - Sri Lanka, 25 May 2016 at 1800 hrs
  • UNOCHA 2016/05/23
    Sri Lanka: Houses damaged by Floods/Landslides (as of 23 May 2016)
  • UNOCHA 2016/05/22
    Sri Lanka: Floods and Landslides Situation Report No. 1 (as of 22 May 2016)
  • UNOCHA 2016/05/19
    The Sri Lanka Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reported today that more than 418,000 people have been affected by extreme weather in 22 districts, with 41 confirmed deaths. The districts of Colombo and Gampaha remain the worst affected.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2016/05/19
    Approximately 99076 families were affected by Floods and Landslides as of the situation report issued by Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) of DMC on 19th May 2016 at 12.00 hrs.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2016/05/18
    The death toll rose to 15 with nine persons missing from flash floods and land slides triggered by heavy rains since 14 May. More than 73,000 families have been displaced by heavy flooding throughout the country.
  • AFP 2016/05/16
    Nearly 5,000 families living in flooded areas had been moved to relief centres. Thousands more have left flooded homes to move in with friends and relatives.
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