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Country: Sri Lanka

Everyone counts in the fight against dengue

Saumya Sanesha reads a headline in one of the local newspapers which says, “Worst dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka; 298 deaths.” As she heads out the door, she thinks about the importance her day’s assignment and all the people in her community whose lives are at risk.

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Sri Lanka: emergency appeal – floods

Sri Lanka Red Cross Society, supported by the IFRC, is responding to a major flooding disaster that has affected over 650,000 people in 15 districts across the country. Since the onset of the disaster, Red Cross volunteers have been providing assistance including first aid, safe drinking water, and emergency sanitation.

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