Great Floods Hit Sri Lanka
Massive flooding battering the island nation of Sri Lanka has been described as the worst natural disaster there since the 2004 tsunami, killing at least 27 people and inundating thousands of acres of vital rice fields. –JCL
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Aid workers scrambled to help more than a million people in Sri Lanka suffering from massive flooding described by the government as the worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami.
At least 27 people have died and 12 more are listed as missing, Lankapuvath, Sri Lanka’s national news agency, reported Friday
The Sri Lankan government and United Nations agencies were beefing up efforts to address increasingly dire humanitarian needs.
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