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Tuesday 23 July 2019
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Flood Disaster in North – 54,819 affected – 11,229 Displaced

Flood Disaster in North – 54,819 affected – 11,229 Displaced

The Disaster Management Centre has announced that due to the floods  caused by heavy rains received in the North, 54,819 belonging to 16,872 families  had been affected with 11,229 belonging to 3,602 being displaced and lodged in 38 Transit camps. The worst affected was the Kilkinochchi District, where 33,008 persons being affected.

These figures have been given in report put out by the Disaster Management Centre, as up to 6.00 p.m. yesterday Sunday.

A breakdown by Divisional Secretary’s areas are given below:

District Division No. Of Affected families No. Of Affected

persons

Transit Camps families persons.
Mulaitheevu Odduchuddan 466 4,724 03 163 548
  Puthukudiyiruppu 3,688 11,468 10 1,037 2,817
  Thunnukkai 331 1004      
  Karaithuraipattu 1,003 3,460      
  Manthai East 32 81      
Kilinochchi Karaichchi 1,177 4,!24 07 416 1,509
  Kandavalai 7,386 24,032 12 1,797 5,744
  Pachchilaipalli 1,412 4852 05 162 596
Mannar Mannar Town 27 85 01 27 85
  Nanattan 12 56      
Jaffna Maruthankerny 273 708      
Vavuniya Vavyniya North 77 281      
             


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