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Tuesday 17 September 2019
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Flood Disaster in North – 114,000 persons affected – Worst affected Killinochchi with 70,000 affected

Flood Disaster in North – 114,000 persons affected – Worst affected Killinochchi with 70,000 affected

The Disaster Management Centre has announced that due to the Flood Disaster in the North, 114,458 persons belonging to 36,594 families had been affected.10,424 persons  from 3,258 families had been displaced and housed in Transit camps.

This report is based on reports received up to 6.00 p.m. on Thursday. A break down of affected people by Divisional Secretary areas is given below.

District Division Families Persons Transit camps Families persons Houses damaged partly Houses damaged fully Casualties
Mulaitheevu Odduchuddan 2,322 7,286 01 54 176 542  
  Puthukudiyiruppu 4,755 15,138 10 512 4,173 1,512 82  
  Thunnukkai 331 1,004            
  Karaithuraipattu 1,719 5,483       73 04  
  Manthai East 439 1,569            
  Weli Oya 08 19       01    
Kilinochchi Karaichchi 9,733 31,166 06 789 2,501 99 25  
  Kandawalai 7,865 25,720 09 801 2,713 251 30  
  Pooneryn 2,753 6,494 01 39 127 520 02  
  Pachchilaipalli 2,218 7,270 01 13 38 122    
Mannar Mannar Town 27 85 01 27 85      
  Nanattan 12 56            
Jaffna Maruthankerny 4,257 12,642 01 06 10     01 killed

02 businesses destroyed

Vavuniya Vavuniya North 155 526 02 23 71 02    


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