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Sri Lankan residents walk through the site of a mudslide in the Kiribathgala village in Ratnapura district on May 31, 2017. Sri Lanka pledged May 31 to tighten construction laws as the toll from heavy rains rose to 203, saying many landslide victims would have survived had their homes not been built on slopes. The government will also prosecute anyone violating existing rules by building on landslide-prone slopes, said Disaster Management Minister Anura Yapa. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lankan residents walk through the site of a mudslide in the Kiribathgala village in Ratnapura district on May 31, 2017. 
Sri Lanka pledged May 31 to tighten construction laws as the toll from heavy rains rose to 203, saying many landslide victims would have survived had their homes not been built on slopes. The government will also prosecute anyone violating existing rules by building on landslide-prone slopes, said Disaster Management Minister Anura Yapa. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA        (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Two Sri Lankan men walk across a road inundated by floods with their belongings stored in backpacks following Flood warnings issued by government at Kaduwela, 20kms away from capital city Colombo, Sri Lanka. Friday 26th May 2017. More than 90 people were reported dead and hundreds were missing after heavy rains triggered floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka. (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Two Sri Lankan men  walk across a road inundated by floods with their belongings stored in backpacks following Flood warnings issued by government at Kaduwela, 20kms away from capital city Colombo, Sri Lanka. Friday 26th  May 2017.
More than 90 people were reported dead and hundreds were missing after  heavy rains triggered  floods and mudslides  in Sri Lanka. (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)