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Duration 2009/12/09 Thousands of people in eastern Sri Lanka have been marooned by flash floods caused by continuous torrential rains since 9 December 2009. Country or District Sri Lanka Name Flood
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others
- Government of Sri Lanka 2009/12/16
Around 50,000 families were affected due to the floods in the Eastern Province resulting from heavy rains.
- Xinhua English 2009/12/11
The national co-ordinator of the Disaster Managament Center told reporters that 28,640 families in the Batticaloa and Ampara districts had been affected.
Geographycal Data Information
- International Charter, UNOSAT 2009/12/21
Flood Waters in Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka (as of 21 Dec 2009)
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center