Sri Lanka: UN agencies continue relief efforts in flood-hit north

[ UN News Centre ]

United Nations relief officials are continuing to assist authorities in the conflict-wracked north of Sri Lanka respond to flooding that has displaced more than 70,000 people and affected 300,000 others. A UN inter-agency assessment of civilian needs in Northern province’s Jaffna district — the district hardest hit by the floods — has been carried out, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported today.

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