Over the course of May and early June 2017, 14 districts of Sri Lanka experienced the worst floods in living memory. Heavy monsoon rains in these districts affected the water sources and approximately , 717,622 people living in 15 districts have been affected by the floods and landslides disaster. A total of 212 deaths had been reported. Further, over 2,313 houses had been fully destroyed and around 12,529 houses had been partially damaged.
Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement (www.sarvodaya.org), being the lead humanitarian and voluntary grassroots development organization in the country, immediately mobilized its network, human and physical infrastructure in the affected districts and at the national level to respond to the emergency situation.
Detail report of activities and relief items distributed is available on the attached document.
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