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Sri Lanka : Flood : 2009/12/09
GLIDE: FF-2009-000260-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/12/09
Sri Lanka
Name Flood
Outline Thousands of people in eastern Sri Lanka have been marooned by flash floods caused by continuous torrential rains since 9 December 2009.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others

Related Links
  • 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.
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