United Nations Seeks Emergency Flood Aid as Death Toll Rises in Sri Lanka

United Nations Seeks Emergency Flood Aid as Death Toll Rises in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

By Gethin Chamberlain, Guardian UK

The United Nations said today it would launch an appeal for emergency flood aid in Sri Lanka as rescue efforts were mounted to reach those marooned. As many as 390,000 people have been driven from their homes and at least 3,744 houses have been destroyed, according to the country’s disaster management centre…

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