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Sri Lanka : Floods : 2008/03/18
GLIDE: FL-2008-000051-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/03/18
Sri Lanka
Name Floods
Outline Floods triggered by torrential rain have forced more than 7,000 people from their homes in eastern Sri Lanka, with some taking shelter in schools and mosques, officials said on Tuesday

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
National Disaster Relief Service Center
Affected: 383,123
Dead: 8
Injured: 6
Fully Damaged Houses: 228
Partially Damaged Houses: 648

Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka
Affected: 154,852
Dead: 4
Totally Destroyed: 8
Partially Destroyed: 263

IRIN NEWS 2008/04/01
Affected: 400,000

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