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Statement issued by UNIC Colombo on Newly appointed UN Youth Envoy

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service in addressing the needs and rights of young people, bringing the work of the United Nations closer to them. The success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development depends on empowering young people as rights-holders, agents of change and torchbearers.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 June 2017 04:00

Dengue fever patients exceeds 69,000

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According to the Epidemiology Unit of Ministry of Health, so far this year 69380 suspected dengue cases have been reported from all over the island compared to the 23,814 case reported for the same period in the previous year, Causing 200 deaths for this year. Health Ministry further states that percentage of school children with dengue fever has increased by 20%.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 04:28

President’s World Environment Day message

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It took several centuries for the human beings to be modest enough to accept the fact that they are only one of creations of the nature.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 04:20

Death toll rises in Sri Lanka due to floods

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More than 100 people fears dead due to the heavy rain and floods in the  Southern part of Sri Lanka. Meanwhile 99 people went missing and relief operations underway by the Military forces in Sri Lanka.South-West monsoon unleashing torrential rains, which ravaged fourteen districts in the western and southern parts of the country during last two days in what was described as the worst-ever calamity since the 2003 floods.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017 05:20

Death Toll Rise to 91 in Sri Lanka

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The death toll from floods and landslides caused by the torrential rain had reached 91. In its situation report, the DMC said a total of 61,315 were affected in the Sabaragamuwa, Western and Southern Provinces due to the torrential rains. “According to the report, more than 300 houses were fully damaged.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 May 2017 08:43
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