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Sri Lanka    Sri Lanka   

Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, and officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia. It lies in the Indian Ocean, southwest of the Bay of Bengal, and southeast of the Arabian Sea; it is separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. Wikipedia

Capitals: Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

President: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Currency: Sri Lankan rupee

Population: 21.92 million (2020) World Bank

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Heavy rain and strong winds have been affecting parts of Sri Lanka over the past few days, causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in damage.

According to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), more than 1,000 people have been affected, and almost 30 houses damaged.

For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast over northern Sri Lanka.

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Humanitarian Impact
  1,000
      Affected Persons
    30
          Damaged Homes

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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