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More than Rs 300 million has been spent for relief for flood victims in the year 2010 and Rs 200 million upwards will be spent for the current flood victims, the Ministry of Disaster Management said.

Further Rs 200 million has been allocated for the construction of houses which were destroyed due to the adverse weather condition prevailing in the country.

According to the Disaster Management Center from time to time during 2010, a sum of Rs 50 million had been spent for relief for flood victims in June, Rs 20 million for the flood victims in November and Rs 40 million in the month of May. (Yohan Perera)



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  • meranchi Sunday, 02 January 2011 10:11 AM

    if repeating ten time same thing have to do stay in high ground waiting for relief

    Kotte Kusum Sunday, 02 January 2011 10:41 AM

    SO 50% of this money is the Bonus for Govt supporters.

    Ajith Sunday, 02 January 2011 11:15 AM

    This is not a big money compared to the money spent for war. Now war is over and people are suffering from Natural disaters. Government should spend more than this to bring normality in the country.

    accountant Sunday, 02 January 2011 11:38 AM

    Is that all?
    Nothing compared to the New York, Oxford and recent SA expences for a few privileged.


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