President Maithripala Sirisena today ordered the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) to provide a payment of Rs.50,000 for three months to families displaced by the Meethotamulla tragedy.
DMC Spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said the decision was made at a meeting held this morning at the ministry.
Rs.50,000 will be paid to each family for rent payments until they are provided with a new house. Kodippili also said that 60 housing units will be provided to some of the victims today. (Chaturanga Pradeep)
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Comments - 2
Sambo Saturday, 22 April 2017 09:54 AM
The politicians in our country cannot make a proper decision at one time cause they are uneducated. Now they promise so much money for individuals who are effected as if they paying out of their pockets. The amounts paid to the victims will be recovered from the public by increasing the price of something. If they had used their brains and done things in the correct way this kinds of disaster will not take place. For this kind of stupid decisions we don't need these kind of politicians in parliament you can have kinder garden children even don it.
RK Sunday, 23 April 2017 12:23 PM
government will have to implement concrete plan to resolve this problem for ever. via DM Android App
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