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UNDP launches Regional Report: 'Leveraging Change for Better Lives'

The Jet Newspaper: For example, UNDP support for the government of India has helped create 40 million jobs, its partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) led to the production of 15,000 zero-emission electric cars in Sri Lanka, and its work with local ...
Mudslide in Sri Lanka buries houses with tea estate workers; officials checking on casualties

- 1 day ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A mudslide in central Sri Lanka has buried several rows of workers' houses at a tea estate and officials are checking on the number of casualties.

Ten killed, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka landslide

- 1 day ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers’ homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in Badulla district

Mudslide victims ‘buried alive’

- 19 hours ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A MAJOR mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka has killed about 100 people, with the victims buried alive.

10 dead, more than 250 missing in mudslide

- 15 hours ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Tragedy in Sri Lanka 10 dead, over 250 missing in mudslide

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Little hope of finding survivors in Sri Lanka mudslide

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka – There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.

No hope finding mudslide survivors, official says

A Sri Lankan official said Thursday there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, but there were widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the rubble and mud.

Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

Washington Post: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — A Sri Lankan official said Thursday there was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, but there were widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the rubble and ...

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka mudslide

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, raising fears that hundreds might have been killed.

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Fox News: The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Koslanda tea plantation, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center. The plantation is in the town of Koslanda in Badulla district about 140 ...

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka mudslide - Official: No hope finding mudslide survivors

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

Sri Lanka Mudslide Leaves Hundreds Missing

Wall Street Journal: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka—A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military mobilized ...

Family Who Lost Home To Mudslide Finally Able To Rebuild

CBS Local: MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The historic June floods left a permanent mark on a well-known high school basketball coach and his family. The record rainfall sent a mudslide cascading into the Carlson's Le Sueur, Minn. home, making it unlivable. It's been a ...

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10 people dead, 250 missing after Sri Lanka mudslide

New York Daily News: MEERIYABEDDA, Sri Lanka -- A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military ...

More than 400 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Aljazeera.com: A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains has buried scores of people in central Sri Lanka, killing at least 15 and leaving 400 others missing, officials said. The mudslide happened early in the morning on Wednesday, wiping out more than 100 homes of tea ...

More than 250 missing in Sri Lanka after deadly mudslide

Mashable: At least 10 people are dead and more than 250 are missing in central Sri Lanka after a mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation on Wednesday. The military mobilized troops to help with the rescue ...

10 dead, 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

USA TODAY: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military ...

Hundreds feared buried as mudslide in Sri Lanka tea plantation; gov't confused on toll

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka - A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

Mudslide at Sri Lanka tea plantation buries workers homes; 10 dead, more than 250 missing (with photos)

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said.

MORE THAN 250 MISSING..

10 Dead, More Than 250 Missing in Sri Lanka Mudslide

The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center.

10 dead, more than 250 missing in mudslide

Tragedy in Sri Lanka 10 dead, over 250 missing in mudslide

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Hundreds missing after mudslide sweeps through tea plantation in Sri Lanka

National Post: The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Koslanda tea plantation, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center. The plantation is in the town of Koslanda in Badulla district about 220 ...

Some 100 people dead in Sri Lankan mudslide

FRANCE 24: A major mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka killed about 100 people on Wednesday, with the victims buried alive, the country's disaster management minister said. "I went to the spot. What I gathered is that about 100 people have been buried alive ...

Over 150 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Aljazeera.com: More than 150 people remain missing following a landslide in a hilly south-central Sri Lanka region, with at least 10 people confirmed dead. The mudslide happened early in the morning on Wednesday, wiping out more than 100 homes of tea garden workers ...

Ten dead and hundreds missing as mudslide engulfs homes in Sri Lanka

At least ten people have died and over 250 people are missing today after a giant mudslide engulfed dozens of homes at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka. Intense monsoon rains triggered the mudslide, which buried up to 140 workers houses on the Meeriabedda ...

Mudslide victims ‘buried alive’

A MAJOR mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka has killed about 100 people, with the victims buried alive.

Hundreds missing after mudslide sweeps through tea plantation in Sri Lanka

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers’ houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military mobilized troops to help with the rescue operation as rain continued to fall in […]

100 buried alive in Sri Lanka tea region mudslide: minister

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka – Around 100 people were buried alive in a tea-growing region of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, October 29, as mudslides triggered by monsoon rains washed away their homes on a plantation, disaster officials said. One witness spoke of hearing a noise like thunder as part of a mountainside ...

SRI LANKA MUDSLIDE..

Hundreds Feared Buried Under Sri Lanka Mudslide

ABC News: The mudslide struck at about 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Koslanda tea plantation, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center. The plantation is in the town of Koslanda in Badulla district about 140 ...

Around 100 buried alive in Sri Lanka mudslide

Colombo (AFP) - A major mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka killed about 100 people on Wednesday, with the victims buried alive, the country's disaster management minister said.

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