Disaster Management Centre (DMC) sources said a slight improvement in the weather patterns was seen as at yesterday noon in most parts of the island.
The number affected by bad weather has risen to 89,868, Disaster Management Centre sources said.
The Australian government will provide Rs 130 million to improve planning and community resilience in four disaster prone cities, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya and Akkaraipattu.
The Anuradhapura Urban Council has embarked on a Pivithuru Purawaraya (Clean City) city development programme, with the aim of creating a pleasant and environment friendly locality.
The government has given priority to launch sanitation projects apart from community water supply projects in the Northern Province,Water Supply and Drainage Minister Dinesh Gunawardane said.
Aitken Spence Travels Ltd (ASTL), Sri Lanka’s largest inbound tourism operator, was awarded the ‘Carbon Neutral’ Certificate at a formal ceremony held at the Central Environmental Authority last we
The National Environment Act will undergo a complete overhaul to rectify its loopholes and strengthen its provisions, Central Environment Authority (CEA) Deputy Director (Legal) D A Ruwan Pathirana
Plans are afoot to promote solar power based electricity, specially in the fields of agricultural and irrigation development in the Mannar district.
Natural and man-made disasters caused $186 billion (152 billion euros) in damages worldwide last year, according to a calculation released on Wednesday by the Swiss re-insurance group Swiss Re.
The government is to spend Rs.5,900 million to supply electricity to the Northern Province and all arrangements are in place to fulfill the total electricity requirement in the Mannar, Vavuniya and
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