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 Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

More tanks to be built to mitigate drought impact

, 10:08 pmBy Maheesha MudugamuwaThe government would take steps to launch a project to construct new reservoirs around 33 rivers and rivulets of the country to mitigate the adverse impact of future droughts, Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Tsunami cost US$ 1.5bn: Minister

The estimated value of destruction caused by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami was US$ 1.5 bn, Minister for Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera said today speaking at a media conference in view of a three day seminar to be held at the BMICH from September ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

UNP is trying to find some joy by citing imaginary mistakes in 18th Amendment

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said the opposition UNP is trying to get some happiness by citing imaginary faults in the 18th Amendment to the constitution and say President Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot contest for ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

“Meet aspirations- put aside personal agendas”- President tells public servants

President Mahinda Rajapaksa urged public servants to render an efficient, effective and dedicated service for the benefit of the people irrespective of any differences. The government provides every facility for the public services hoping the people will ... [Published LankaWeb - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Monaragala District main Office of the Peoples’ Alliance

The Monaragala District main office of the Peoples’ Alliance for the Uva Provincial Council election has been opened. The office was opened under the patronage of Minister Basil Rajapaksa with the aim of streamlining election propaganda. Deputy Speaker ... [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Large crowds at SLFP Nil Pavura meetings

The series of meetings held to apprise representatives of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party under the theme “Rata Rakina Nil Pvura Surakimu Mawbima” of the present situation in the country is being held with the participation of a large number of members. The ... [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nil Pavura meetings to apprise SLFP representatives of current situation

The series of meetings organized to empower the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and apprise its representatives of the present situation in the country is progressing satisfactorily. The Beliatta Sri Lanka Freedom Party Electoral Convention under the theme Rata ... [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Govt allocates Rs. 1.9 billion to provide drought relief

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka The government has allocated Rs. 1.9 billion to provide relief to the people affected by the drought in the country's dry zone, Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera said. The Minster stated ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 04 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 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

World: Asia meets on Post-2015 DRR framework

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 07 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 1 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 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]

Quotes

"we learned lessons from this severe drought and we took it as an opportunity to remove sediments from tanks and to increase their water holding capacity" Amaraweera said
...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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More tanks to be built to mitigate drought impact [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 23 2014]
Video: Tsunami cost US$ 1.5bn: Minister [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 23 2014]
UNP is trying to find some joy by citing imagin... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 04 2014]
“Meet aspirations- put aside personal agendas”-... [Published LankaWeb - Sep 04 2014]
Monaragala District main Office of the Peoples’... [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 30 2014]
Large crowds at SLFP Nil Pavura meetings [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 29 2014]
Nil Pavura meetings to apprise SLFP representat... [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 26 2014]
Sri Lanka: Govt allocates Rs. 1.9 billion to pr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 04 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]
Flood - Asia - Sri Lanka [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 07 2014]
Sri Lanka: Expeditious relief supplies to flood... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 04 2014]
Biography for Mahinda Amaraweera [Published Able2Act - Dec 08 2004]
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Sri Lanka: Govt allocates Rs. 1.9 billion to pr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 04 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka The government has allocated Rs. 1.9 billion to provide relief to the people affected by the drought in the country's dry zone, Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera said. The Minster stated ...
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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