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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 20:02
All facilities for the displaced provided; Minister Amaraweera. #‎KoslandaLandslide
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Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera stated in Parliament today that all facilities have been provided for those who were displaced by the landslides in Meeriya-bedda in Koslanda in Haldummulla.

The Minister stated that new houses will be constructed for them at the expense of the government.

1,413 persons who were displaced have taken shelter at the Ganesha Tamil College and Poonagala Tamil College.

Badulla District Secretary Rohana Keerthi Dissanayake expressed views regarding the relief provided.

Parents of 75 children currently in relief camps are also reported missing.

Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said today at the Cabinet Press briefing held at the Media Ministry that the government has decided to accept the responsibility for the 75 children who had lost their parents due to the landslide.

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