VAVUNIYA, 17 August 2009 (IRIN) - Heavy rains exacerbated poor conditions for hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in northern Sri Lanka over the weekend.
“We’re not prepared for this. I’m afraid things are going to get much worse,” one international medical officer told IRIN in Vavuniya on 17 August, citing concerns over diarrhoea, dysentery and other waterborne diseases.
?Heavy rainfall on 16 August caused flash floods originating from the Karamar Mountains in Swabi and Mardan Districts in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan. According to various sources, there are reports of 27 deaths, nine people missing, an estimated 400-450 houses destroyed along with massive losses to crops and livestock.
On Monday, 10 August 2009, heavy rain occurred in the country made water in the tributary river increased and flooded in 3 districts manly:Sebangfai, Nongbok, and Mahaxay of Khammoune Province. based the first report from provincial
Heavy rain Occurred and Caused flash flood in phongsaly affected 1 District ( Bountai District) around 803 people affected in 10 villagesF, around 218,581 ha affected of rice areas other infrastructure allso affected such as 17 house damaged.