|Sri Lanka Red Cross continues to provide|
support to the displaced from the landslide in Koslanda
As of this morning Red Cross volunteers and officials assisting the search and rescue efforts in coordination with the Ministry of Disaster Management and the Military handed over a consignment of baby formula and other relief items, and also safe drinking water bottles. 100 body bags were also handed over to the Military today upon a request by the DM Ministry.
As of now we can confirm that 03 bodies have been recovered from the debris and an accurate calculation is underway to determined the number of missing. The landslide destroyed 66 houses in the Meeriyabadda village. A community hall, two milk collection stations, a Hindu Temple (Kovil), two shops and a communication was also destroyed from this disaster.