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

Duration 2008/04/28
Country
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District
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.

Summary
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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