Special directives to coordinate relief efforts



President Ranil Wickremesinghe has issued directives to District Secretaries to coordinate relief efforts with the assistance of the Disaster Management Center (DMC) to those affected by the inclement weather.

The President’s Media Division states that the required funds have been allocated through the Finance Ministry.

At least three persons have died so far while more than 55,000 people have been affected so far and

due to the prevailing inclement weather conditions which had resulted in floods in several areas, and according to the Department of Meteorology, the current heavy rains are expected to continue.


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