Tag Archives: Sri Lanka Floods 2011

Food Crisis For Flood-Hit Sri Lanka

A major food shortage is looming on Sri Lanka’s east coast after heavy flooding. Thousands of hectares of farmland, 75,000 cattle and several thousand more chickens have been lost to this year’s flooding.

Rains Worsen in Sri Lanka Floods

Sri Lanka (AFP) – Fresh rains Friday compounded the misery of the million-plus victims of Sri Lanka’s deadly floods, as relief workers struggled to bring crucial supplies to the worst-affected regions. After a brief respite overnight, renewed downpours battered the

Sri Lanka Floods Displace 1 Million

Flooding in Sri Lanka has forced more than one million people out of their homes. At least 23 people have died during a week of monsoon floods, with the centre and east of the island worst hit by rising water

750,000 Homeless in Sri Lanka Floods

At least seven people, including two children, were killed in mudslides in Sri Lanka where more than 750,000 people have been driven out of their homes by floods, officials said Sunday. A six-year-old boy and a nine-year-old girl were killed