Overall Green alert Flood
in Sri Lanka

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

People Killed: 24
People displaced: 12900

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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. Last 24 hours events are highlighted in yellow. Small earthquakes are shown as green boxes. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Red Cross opts for Mobitel communication solutions for its critical mi ...
Thu, 31 May 2018 21:50:00 +0200.

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
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Sri Lanka: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ...
Mon, 28 May 2018 10:39:00 +0200.

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 flo
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Insurance industry acts fast; deploys loss adjusters
Sat, 26 May 2018 20:45:00 +0200.

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
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Sri Lanka Army, Navy continue to provide relief services to flood affe ...
Thu, 24 May 2018 21:00:00 +0200.

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 coun
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),