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Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez, reporting from Matara, around 160km south of the capital Colombo, said aid agencies were struggling to distribute fresh food to rural areas."In the capital, shops and supermarkets are running out of supplies as people are coming in and hoovering up items," she said.READ MORE: Foreign aid arrives as flood toll tops 200 "The UN has pledged more money, neighbouring countries have also come forward.The Indian navy has supplied three ships full of aid and China and Japan have also put money forward," he said.Ms Seneviratne's organisation Peace (Protecting Environment and Children Everywhere) believes that as many as 7,000 children are involved in the trade at any one time."Previous governments didn't even look into it, because all they were concerned about was tourism," said Ms Seneviratne.
Whatever Clarke's past activities, his friends at the centre insist that he now lives a life of intense respectability."The Sri Lankan military is also saying it's doing all it can. But residents are saying if it wasn't for private organisations and people coming forward, the government and military would be finding it even harder to deal with this crisis." Mudslides have become common during Sri Lanka's summer monsoon season as forests across the tropical nation have been cleared for export crops such as tea and rubber.A massive landslide a year ago killed more than 100 people in central Sri Lanka.The introduction and implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) for young people in and out of school is making extremely slow progress in Sri Lanka, in an otherwise well developed education system, including a youth literacy rate of 97.7% (2008-2012, UNICEF).
These delays are due to various reasons including conservative attitudes in society and among policymakers, cultural barriers, pressure from religious groups and leaders, and most importantly, lack of political will. Studies show that knowledge on SRH is poor among adolescents, who comprise 19% of the total population."While waters are receding in some areas, there are still some parts that are 10 to 12 feet under water." Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake said 16 countries had sent medicines and relief supplies to assist those driven from their homes."We also have a lot of enquiries from other countries and organisations wanting to know our immediate needs.Sri Lanka has seen a significant increase in mosquito-borne dengue fever this year, with more than 125 deaths.