Government’s Policy on Climate Change

Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera told the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation that meteorological department has been equipped with state of art infrastructure to provide precise forecasts and minimize possible damages cause by extreme weather conditions. He also noted that government’s policy is to identify adverse impacts of climate change in advance and cushioning them up to minimize damage caused to the public. The minister stated that farmers who were hit by recent flooding are being paid compensations.  News Story Carried in the Main News Bulletin of the SLBC (2.17 min of the clip)

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