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* 77 people are still missing in Sri Lanka after floods and landslides
Tue, Jun 13, 2017, 03:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 13, Colombo: According to the Disaster management Center, 77 people are still missing in Sri Lanka after the last month's devastating floods and landslides.

The latest Situation Report issued by the DMC noon Tuesday confirms deaths of 213 people in 15 districts of the country and lists 77 people as missing in three districts - Kalutara, Matara and Ratnapura where, 48, 14, and 15 persons are missing respectively.

According to the report 6,249 persons of 1,849 families are still sheltered in 96 safe locations. Of those, 4,163 are from Ratnapura District.

A total of 575, 989 people of 148,024 families have been affected in 11 districts.

According to DMC, 3,123 houses have been totally destroyed and 20,133 houses are partially damaged.

 


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