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73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

May 21, – In the capital, Colombo, and its suburbs, thousands of homes remained inundated, though there were signs that the waters were receding. About 243,000 people remained in temporary shelters nationwide. Sri Lanka’s government on Saturday raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as soldiers continued […]

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Woman pulled from rubble after 17 days, brings new hope to Bangladesh

Woman pulled from rubble after 17 days, brings new hope to Bangladesh

May 11, AP – Seamstress Reshma Begum was found alive and relatively well on Friday amidst the ruins of a collapsed garment factory near the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. The young woman feared for her life every day for two weeks following the collapse of the eight-storey building on April 24. Rescue crews pulled a […]

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