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Sri Lanka : Flood : 2008/04/28
GLIDE: FL-2008-000053-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/04/28
Sri Lanka
Name Flood
Outline Floods following heavy rains caused heavy damage in Colombo, Kalutara, Ratnapura, Puttalam, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle, Gampaha and Kegalle of Sri Lanka on 28-29 April 2008. Several deaths reported and nearly 8,000 families displaced and also cutting off access roads in many areas.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Disaster Management Center, Sri Lanka
Affected: 72,522
Dead: 9
Injured: 4
Partially Damaged Houses: 310
Fully Damaged Houses: 135

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