Estimation of damages to property in Meethotamulla collapse to commence

Estimation of damages to property in Meethotamulla collapse to commence

Estimation of damages to property in Meethotamulla collapse to commence

Written by Mayooran Kantharvel

17 Apr, 2017 | 9:53 am

The estimation of damages to property caused by the collapse at the Meethotamulla garbage dump, will commence today, Monday, April 17.

Colombo District Secretary, Sunil Kannangara said that they have received instructions to conclude the estimation within five days. He added that step to provide compensation to the people affected by the collapse will also commence soon.

The District Secretary also said that 980 people from 228 families have been displaced by the collapse at the garbage dump, adding that there had been around 80 houses in the area affected by the incident.

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