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Sunday, 22 May 2016 - 14:59
40 schools in Sabaragamuwa closed indefinitely
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Chief Minister Maheepala Herath has taken steps to close 40 schools in Sabaragamuwa Province indefinitely.

People affected by floods and landslides are camped in schools and temples.

Thirty two schools in Kegalle and Ratnapura were converted into makeshift camps.

The chief minister also said that 19 schools were under threat of landslides.

Chief Minister of the Western Provincial Council Isura Devapriya noted that the schools inundated or currently utilized as relief camps for the persons affected by floods in Kolonnawa and Kaduwela, will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Expressing his views to our news team, the Chief Minister noted that other schools in the province will operate as usual.

Meanwhile, the Colombo University has volunteered to provide photo copies of their personal note books for the Advanced Level students whose books were destroyed following the disaster situation.

The ministry further noted that the operation room established by the Ministry of Education would also accept relief aid.

Among the closed schools in Kaduwela Education Zone are;

St Maria Vidyalaya

Munidasa Kumarathunga Maha Vidyalaya

Ehala Bomiriya Primary school

Colombo Education Zone

St Jones Vidyalaya in Mattakkuliya

Thotalaga Sanga Bodhi Vidyalaya

Al Hijra Muslim Vidyalaya

Maligawatte Darussalam Muslim Vidyalaya

Kelaniya Education Zone

Malwana Maha Vidyalaya

Homagama Education Zone

Mayadunna Maha Vidyalaya

Pahathgama Roman Catholic School

Thunnana Sumanajothi Vidyalaya

Atigala Vidyalaya

Jalthara Vidyalaya

Mullegama Vidyalaya

Batawala Vidyalaya

Panaluwa Vidyalaya

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