Mahinda Amaraweera

Type: Person
Name: Mahinda Amaraweera
Title: Deputy Minister of Urban Development and Water Supply
Place of Birth: In Sri Lanka.
Nationality: Sri Lanka
Fact Sheet: Biography for Mahinda Amaraweera
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Construction of the Kalametiya Fisheries Harbour begins.

The Government took steps to recommence the construction of the KalametiyaFisheries Harbour which was earlier disrupted due to various reasons, with the aim of benefiting a large number of fisher families. The construction began under the patronage of ... [Published Independent Television Network - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

World: DRR must go local says Asia

Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Andy McElroy Bangkok, 24 June 2014 – Ministers and top government officials from 22 countries in Asia Pacific today identified strengthening local governance and community capacity ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

First Lady opens Weeraketiya Poson Zone

The Weeraketiya Poson opens under the patronage of the First Lady.The Weeraketiya Poson is operative on an elaborate scale. The opening of this Poson Zone took place last evening under the patronage of First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa near ... [Published Independent Television Network - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Met Dept. weather forecasters under a cloud

June 10, 2014, 9:51 pmby Maheesha MudugamuwaEven as its Southwest-monsoon predictions proved cockeyed last week, the Meteorology Department yesterday said that it was 80 percent confident of the accuracy of its forecasts.Due to wrong forecasts made ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Special dengue eradication program to be implemented in Sri Lanka next week

* June 09, Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities will implement a special island wide dengue eradication program next week to control the spreading of the mosquito-borne disease as several areas in the country, especially in Colombo, are faced with the risk ... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 2 reports

Flood - Asia - Sri Lanka

EDIS Number: FL-20140607-44063-LKA Date / time: 07/06/2014 05:07:22 [UTC] Event: Flood Area: Asia Country: Sri Lanka State/County: Western Province Location: [Province-wide] Number of Deads: 23 person(s) Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 07 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lankan President instructs to implement a systematic program for disaster relief

* June 06, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed authorities to implement relief assistance to the people affected by the adverse weather under a systematic program.Addressing the ministerial subcommittee on food protection and ... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Torrential rain kills 23, displaces thousands in Sri Lanka

Nearly 150 schools have been closed, 23 people died and thousands more displaced as Sri Lanka grapples with rains that have lashed the island for days, an official said on Wednesday.Torrential rain lashed much of the western and central parts of the country ... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Expeditious relief supplies to flood affected; Relief payment Rs 15,000 each

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rjapaksa instructed the Ministry of Disaster Management to expedite relief supplies to those who were affected due to floods and landslides occurred after the torrential rains which were ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Govt allocates Rs.73 millions for the nature victims

Disaster Management Center (DMC) warns that adverse weather will prevail over the next few days. Addressing a press briefing Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera said that the prevailing weather would go worse within the next few days. “We ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Rs 15,000 relief assistance to flood and landslide victims

(Colombo Lankapuvath) - The Government has taken action to make an immediate relief payment of Rs 15,000 each to the victims of flood and landslide victims. Stating this, Minister of Disaster Management, Mahinda Amaraweera said the families of the 17 ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Disaster Management Minister promises assistance to 7,000 victims

June 2, 2014, 10:14 pmDisaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera yesterday said that his ministry had taken all possible measures to provide immediate relief to more than 7,000 flood and landslide victims in five districts and instructed all divisional ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 03 2014]

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...from the Kalutara district in Western Province and relief efforts are going on, Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera told reporters. "we are providing compensation of slrs.15,000 (about $115) to people who have lost family members. there has been criticism this is not enough but this is all that has been allocated from the finance ministry" he said. In Western Province 148 schools re-opened after being closed due to adverse weather conditions earlier in the week, the provincial council said...

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Construction of the Kalametiya Fisheries Harbou... [Published Independent Television Network - Jun 29 2014]
World: DRR must go local says Asia [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
World: Asia meets on Post-2015 DRR framework [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
First Lady opens Weeraketiya Poson Zone [Published Independent Television Network - Jun 15 2014]
Met Dept. weather forecasters under a cloud [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 11 2014]
Dengue prevention programme on President’s inst... [Published Independent Television Network - Jun 10 2014]
Special dengue eradication program to be implem... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 09 2014]
Sudarshani elucidates Biswal on reconciliation [Published Sunday Observer - Jun 08 2014]
Flood - Asia - Sri Lanka [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 07 2014]
Sri Lankan President instructs to implement a s... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 06 2014]
Floods displace over 100,000 in Sri Lanka [Published China.org.cn - Jun 06 2014]
Torrential rain kills 23, displaces thousands i... [Published China.org.cn - Jun 04 2014]
Sri Lanka: Expeditious relief supplies to flood... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 04 2014]
Inclement weather closes 148 schools in Sri Lan... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 04 2014]
Govt allocates Rs.73 millions for the nature vi... [Published The Nation.lk - Jun 03 2014]
Rs 15,000 relief assistance to flood and landsl... [Published Lankapuvath - Jun 03 2014]
Disaster Management Minister promises assistanc... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 03 2014]
Biography for Mahinda Amaraweera [Published Able2Act - Dec 08 2004]
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World: DRR must go local says Asia [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Andy McElroy Bangkok, 24 June 2014 – Ministers and top government officials from 22 countries in Asia Pacific today identified strengthening local governance and community capacity ...
World: Asia meets on Post-2015 DRR framework [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World By Andy McElroy GENEVA, 23 June 2014 – A strong turn-out of government ministers and top disaster management officials will ensure high-level political engagement in key discussions ...
Flood - Asia - Sri Lanka [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 07 2014]
EDIS Number: FL-20140607-44063-LKA Date / time: 07/06/2014 05:07:22 [UTC] Event: Flood Area: Asia Country: Sri Lanka State/County: Western Province Location: [Province-wide] Number of Deads: 23 person(s) Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
Sri Lanka: Expeditious relief supplies to flood... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 04 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rjapaksa instructed the Ministry of Disaster Management to expedite relief supplies to those who were affected due to floods and landslides occurred after the torrential rains which were ...
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