Ninety individuals lose homes as earth sinks in Bandarawela (WATCH REPORT)

Ninety individuals lose homes as earth sinks in Bandarawela (WATCH REPORT)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

16 Mar, 2015 | 11:28 am

The Disaster Management Centre stated that 90 individuals from 23 families in the Galhitiyawa region in Ambadandegama, Bandarawela have been evacuated due to a sink hole in the area.

Assistant Director for the Badulla district DMC E.L.M Udaya Kumara said that the relevant individuals were relocated to residences of relatives and added that further action will be taken following directions given by the National Building Research Organisation.

JVP Uva Provincial Councillor Samantha Vidyarathna said the relevant authorities have been informed and are taking action in this regard.

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