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‍‍FAMILIES FACED WITH LANDSLIDE RISK: HOUSING PROJECT

1689/’17

Hon. Douglas Devananda,—To ask the Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development,—

(a) Is he aware that —

(i) 14 families are still  living  in   a  highly  vulnerable  situation  in the  lower division of the Wogen estate in Mathugama after the land slide which occurred there in the year 2014;

(ii) the National Building Research Organization has instructed the management of the estate in June 2014 that the houses of the aforesaid people should be removed from that place;

(iii) providing optional lands has been delayed due to the clash between these people  and the management over  the allocation of optional  lands; and

(iv) 21 families have been living in the Iluppuwatta  division  of the Delkith estate in Agalawatta  for the last 2 years  , in which a similar landslide risk is prevalent?

(b) Will he inform this  House —

(i) whether steps will be taken to commence some housing project for the people who have undergone much strain and  encountered  threat  to their lives as is mentioned above; and

(ii) if so , the current progress of it?

If not, why? 

: Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development
: Hon. Douglas Devananda
: Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP)

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