According to the Kilinochchi District secretariat, each family affected by the floods was paid an initial payment of Rs. 10,000 as compensation.
They said that the total compensation amount would be paid to the flood victims after the damage assessment is completed.
Around 22,563 families were affected by the floods in the Kilinochchi district, while 90 families were paid the initial compensation payment yesterday.
The Speaker also presented school equipment to the children of the flood affected areas.
Ministers, TNA members and state officials participated in this event.
(Pics : Madawa Kulasooriya-Vavuniya Corr.)