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25 Jul 2018 description

This new scheme of relief initially will be limited to women who have obtained micro finance loans for non-consumption purposes in the drought-affected districts. The 12 districts that were affected by the recent drought are Trincomalee, Ampara, Batticaloa, Jaffna, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi, Vavuniya, Mannar, Kurunegala, Puttalam, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa where cultivations were affected consecutively for five seasons.

04 May 2018 description

In Numbers

1 in 5 children (15%) are acutely malnourished (wasting) in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka ranked 4th out of 181 countries prone to climate shocks (Global Climate Risk Index)

US$ 5.8 m six months April – September2018) net funding requirements, representing 33% of total requirement for 2018

Operational Updates