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Thursday 1 June 2017

More than 1.5 million Sri Lankans now affected by weather disasters as drought cripples the north and east, floods ravage the south

Extent of education crisis beginning to emerge after floods

[Colombo, June 1] – The number of Sri Lankans affected by weather-related disasters has hit more than 1.5 million as the nation simultaneously battles crippling drought in the north and east of the island and deadly flooding in the south.

Thursday 1 June 2017

More than 1.5 million Sri Lankans now affected by weather disasters as drought cripples the north and east, floods ravage the south

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Saturday 27 May 2017

Sri Lanka’s deadly floods could exacerbate dengue crisis, warns Save the Children as more rainfall is on the way

Press Release

May 27, 2017 – Communities devastated by the flooding and landslides that have so far killed 100 people in Sri Lanka could have another battle on their hands after almost 53,000 dengue fever cases were recorded across the country since the start of the year.

Thursday 26 January 2017

Save the Children promotes Mother and Child Friendly Tea Estates in Sri Lanka

A Health Center in St. Coombs Estate in Thalawakelle, Nuwara Eliya upgraded by Save the Children in partnership with Tea Research Institute (TRI) was declared opened by the Minister of Plantation, Mr. Naveen Dissanayake, Country Director of Save the Children in Sri Lanka, Mr. Chris McIvor and Deputy Country Director of Save the Children, Mr. Julian Chellappah on 21st of January. The opening ceremony was held during an Awards Ceremony of TRI which was held under auspices of His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka, Mr.

Thursday 22 December 2016

Every Last Child Campaign; Save the Children in Sri Lanka conducts an Advocacy Forum focusing issues faced by children of migrated parents

Save the Children on 16th of December conducted an “Advocacy Forum” focusing on the impact of parental migration on children. The Advocacy Forum is an initial kick off of a three year campaign called “Every Last Child”, conducted globally with the aim to catalyze positive change for millions of excluded children.

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