• Sunday, May 29, 2022


Sri Lanka’s flood plan

A worker sprays a flood-affected home in Colombo after water levels subsided

By: Eastern Eye Staff

officials seek foreign aid and advice on reconstruction AROUND 100 people still miss­ ing following landslides in Sri Lanka last week are to be beli­ eved dead, authorities said last Saturday (28), after failing to find any signs of life under ton­ nes of mud. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 67 bodies had been recovered from the worsthit central district of Kegalle where 99 people were still listed as missing following theraintriggeredMay 17 disaster. “The military is keeping up a search, but there is no hope of finding anyone alive now,” DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said. “The 99 people…

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