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Monday, 21 May 2018 - 15:12
President orders speedy assistance to disaster-affected people
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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed officials to take measures to provide adequate relief supplies to disaster-affected people without considering allocations.

The relevant instructions have been conveyed to District Secretaries and Divisional Secretaries.

The Disaster Management Center said 12 districts are affected by the prevailing inclement weather.

The DMC said 13,314 persons belonging to 3438 families are affected by bad weather.

The death toll has meanwhile risen to 7.

The Navy divers recovered the body of a person who went missing after he was carried away while trying to catch fish in the Gin River.

Over the last 2 days, 4 persons were killed in lighting and 2 had died of landslides.


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