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斯里兰卡洪水泥石流180人遇难

更新时间:2017/5/31 10:00:37 来源:本站原创 作者:佚名

Search and rescue teams in southwestern Sri Lanka worked Monday to locate and evacuate people affected by days of floods and mudslides from monsoon rains that have killed 180 people.

斯里兰卡西南部的搜救人员星期一在努力定位并疏散受连日季风雨所导致的洪水和泥石流影响的民众。灾害已经造成180人丧生。

The country's Disaster Management Center said more than 100 people were missing, and that about 75,000 people had taken shelter in relief camps set up in the south and west.

斯里兰卡国家灾害管理中心表示,有100多人失踪,大约7万5千人在该国南部和西部设立的救灾营受到安置。

It added that floodwaters were retreating in the worst-hit areas, but that the need for immediate humanitarian relief supplies remained high.

该中心补充说,重灾区的洪水正在消退,但是对紧急人道救援物资的需求仍然很高。

The military has used aircraft, boats and troops on the ground to try to reach those in need of help. In all, the flooding has affected more than 550,000 people.

军方已经使用飞机、船只和地面部队努力抵达那些需要帮助的人。此次洪水已经总计影响到55万多人。

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