The District Secretariat, Mulaitheevu has pointed out in the DDC meeting that another 15,682 houses are needed to be given the people of the district.
Elaborating further it has been said that, in a context where 41,367 families had been resettled in 136 Grama Officer divisions, 19,565 new houses had been built for them and 3,418 partly damaged houses had been renovated. Those who have been converted into 1 man families and 2-member families have not been provided with houses so far. Along with them other families which have failed to qualify for houses on the basis of point based selection, several families were provided with houses. Several families created by marriages after resettlement also have to be provided with houses.
990 houses in Manthai East DS Division , 175 in Thunukkai, 2,136 in Odduchuddan, 5,168 in Karaithuraipattu,4,616 in Puthukudiyiruppu, and 1,597 in Weli-oya had to be built and provided to people .
At the same time, 1,489 houses in Manthai East DS Divison , 2,025 in Thunukkai, 3,180 in Odduchuddan, 4,929 in Karaithuraipattu,6,870 in Puthukudiyiruppu,and 1,072 in Weli-oya had been built by various organizations and provided to people, it is said in this report.