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Sunday,  January 04, 2015 - 06.00 GMT
India assists flood victims


The Government of India has donated relief goods to help in meeting the needs of people affected and displaced by floods and landslides caused by the incessant rains in Sri Lanka.

The High Commission of India has handed over relief goods today as humanitarian assistance to the National Disaster Relief Services Centre (NDRSC) of the Ministry of Disaster Management of Sri Lanka.

The relief material was procured locally in Sri Lanka and included water purifiers, water purification tablets, buckets and cans, mats, mosquito nets, bed-sheets, towels and school exercise books.

According to Disaster Management Center, over a million have been affected by the floods and landslides and at least 50,000 people have been displaced.





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