Overall Green alert Flood
in Sri Lanka

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Red Cross opts for Mobitel communication solutions for its critical missions

Thu, 31 May 2018 21:50:00 +0200island (en)

May 31, 2018, 10:09 pm (L-R) - Sudath Madugalle - Deputy Director General - Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, Jagath Abeysinghe - President - Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, P. G. Kumarasinghe Chairman - SLT Mobitel, Nalin Perera CEO - Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd, Prabhath Gamage - General Manager - Enterprise Business, Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd.

Sri Lanka: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (22 - 28 May 2018)

Mon, 28 May 2018 10:39:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

SRI LANKA. Early monsoon rains and landslides have affected over 43,600 families and killed 23 people. The worst affected provinces are Southern, Western, North-Western and Sabaragamuwa. Rains are expected to temporarily reduce and ease flood levels. 43,600 families affected. INDONESIA.

Insurance industry acts fast; deploys loss adjusters

Sat, 26 May 2018 20:45:00 +0200sundayobserver (en)

The National Insurance Trust Fund Board (NITF) has released Rs. 40 million to provide immediate emergency relief to the flood affected and displaced people, NITF Chairman Manjula de Silva said. He said the NITF provides the funds while the relief measures are being carried out through the Ministry....

Sri Lanka Army, Navy continue to provide relief services to flood affected people:

Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:00 +0200slmuslims (en)

Sri Lanka Army, Navy continue to provide relief services to flood affected people Thu, May 24, 2018, 11:53 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. May 24, Colombo: With more rains predicted worsening the disaster situation in the country, Sri Lanka security forces continue to provide rescue....

Sri Lanka Army, Navy continue to provide relief services to flood affected people

Thu, 24 May 2018 20:42:00 +0200colombopage (en)

Thu, May 24, 2018, 11:53 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka . May 24, Colombo: With more rains predicted worsening the disaster situation in the country, Sri Lanka security forces continue to provide rescue and relief to the thousands of people affected by the floods and landslides.

Death toll from adverse weather in Sri Lanka rises to 11, over 100,000 affected

Wed, 23 May 2018 19:13:00 +0200colombopage (en)

Wed, May 23, 2018, 10:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka . May 23, Colombo At least 11 persons have died and 105,000 people have been affected due to the adverse weather conditions prevailing in Sri Lanka while 105,000 people were affected, according to the latest update from the Disaster Management Center.

Death toll from adverse weather in Sri Lanka rises to 11, over 100,000 affected:

Wed, 23 May 2018 18:52:00 +0200slmuslims (en)

Death toll from adverse weather in Sri Lanka rises to 11, over 100,000 affected Wed, May 23, 2018, 10:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. May 23, Colombo At least 11 persons have died and 105,000 people have been affected due to the adverse weather conditions prevailing in Sri Lanka....

Sri Lanka: Dengue fever fears grow as rains cause flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka

Tue, 22 May 2018 20:30:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Eight people have died and more than 38,000 people have been affected by dangerous storms and heavy rains, which lashed central and southern Sri Lanka in recent days. Five districts suffered major flooding with some receiving up to 35cm of rain in just a few days.

Papua New Guinea: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (15 - 21 May 2018)

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

BANGLADESH. In the Rohingya refugee camps, during the period of 14-21 May, over 50 households and more than 150 individuals were affected by landslides and windstorms. To date, more than 21,300 refugees have been relocated from high risk locations with an additional 8,400 planned. Other preparedness activities continue.

Heavy rains, landslides kill five in Sri Lanka

Mon, 21 May 2018 11:06:00 +0200trust (en)

Authorities warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas. COLOMBO, May 21 (Reuters) - Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean island.

Heavy rains, landslides kill five in Sri Lanka, cyclone kills 15 in Somaliland

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:32:00 +0200cyprus-mail (en)

Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean island. Lightning killed three people, a landslide a fourth, and the fifth death was the result of a....

Dutch company gets large contract for groundwater monitoring

Sat, 12 May 2018 21:04:00 +0200sundaytimes (en)

A Dutch company has secured a multimillion euro (Rs 4.4bn) pilot project to establish a ‘groundwater monitoring network’ for the Malwathu Oya, Maduru Oya and Kumbukkan Oya basins–three areas identified as being most susceptible to chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Mobilizing humanity to save lives

Sat, 05 May 2018 19:55:00 +0200thesundayleader (en)

On World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, which falls on the 8th of May, the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society(SLRCS) will be joining a global celebration of the work and bravery of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers, and the diverse humanitarian services they offer in communities everywhere.

Under the weather

Tue, 01 May 2018 03:47:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

It is not unlikely that Kalboishakhi or Nor’westers with hails and lightning will occur during the pre-monsoon season (March-May) in Bangladesh. However, this week we have observed Kalboishaki almost every day, with storm winds of around 80km per hour peppered with lightning storms.

Flash Floods In Arizona Kills 9 People

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:02:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

What was meant to be a fun outing for a group of family and friends who had met up for a day trip along the popular Cold Springs swimming hole near Payson in central Arizona, turned out to be a nightmare when the waters suddenly gushed down the canyon Saturday afternoon.

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