26/09/2015 – Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka: At least seven people were killed and over 180 others affected as torrential rains triggered landslides in Sri Lanka’s central hill area. Several houses were swept away in the landslides after heavy rains lashed central Nuwara Eliya district’s Kotmale area on Friday. A two-year-old child was among seven people killed
26/06/2014 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Today, over 40 per cent of the world’s population is at risk from dengue, stresses the advocacy report released today by the Sri Lanka Red Cross (SLRCS) in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Dengue is a major public health issue. Over the
17/02/2014 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: Ravindu a 14-year-old boy from Hambantota woke up early in the morning with much enthusiasm. He’s going on a trip to Colombo. Coming from a rural village, this trip to the city is of much importance to him. Today he’s taking part in programme that talks about how we need
Waking up early everyday morning, preparing food and making sure her kids are ready to go to school is something she has been doing as long as she can remember.