Details of Disaster Information


Sri Lanka : Floods : 2011/01/06
GLIDE: FL-2011-000003-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2011/01/06
Country
   or
District
Sri Lanka
Name Floods
Outline According to the Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka, 819, 759 people belonging to 215, 996 families have been affected by floods caused by torrential rains. Batticaloa, Ampara, Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Nuwara Eliya, Moneragala, Kandy, Badulla, and Kegalle Districts were affected by floods.

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Report/Articles
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/18
    As of 12:00, 18 January 2011, a total of 1,060,273 persons (281,822 families) have been affected, with 43 deaths, 4 missing and 51 injured.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/16
    As of 09:00, 16 January 2011, a total of 1,079,842 persons (286,997 families) have been affected, with 38 deaths, 4 missing and 51 injured.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/14
    As of 18:00, 14 January 2011, a total of 1,055,262 persons (283,667 families) have been affected, with 27 deaths, 12 missing and 49 injured.
  • CNN.com 2011/01/13
    Aid workers scrambled to help more than a million people in Sri Lanka suffering from massive flooding described by the government as the worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami.
    At least 23 people have died and 36 others were injured in the destruction wrought by torrential rains, the Disaster Management Center said.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/12
    As of 18:00, 12 January 2011, a total of 954,204 persons (254,637families) have been affected, with 18 deaths, two missing and 49 injured.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/12
    Number of victims rise to 937,502 and 16 death.
  • BBC news 2011/01/10
    Nearly 8,000 houses were damaged by the latest wave of the floods caused by heavy rains and about 70,000 people are now being housed in emergency relief camps.
  • Sri Lanka Red Cross Society 2011/01/10
    10 dead and over 800,000 affected due to rain from various parts of Sri Lanka.
Geographycal Data Information
  • OCHA 2011/01/25
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 9-25 January 2011)

  • OCHA 2011/01/24
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 9-24 January 2011)
  • UNOSAT 2011/01/19
    Sri Lanka: Estimated Total Rainfall Accumulation (10 December 2010 - 18 January 2011)
  • OCHA 2011/01/20
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 9-20 January 2011)
  • Government of Sri Lanka/OCHA 2011/01/18
    Sri Lanka: Accessibility in the North and East (as of 17 January 2011)
  • OCHA 2011/01/19
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 9-19 January 2011)
  • OCHA 2011/01/17
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 9-17 January 2011)
  • OCHA 2011/01/14
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 9-14 January 2011)
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/13
    Sri Lanka: Accessibility in the North and East (as of 13 January 2011)
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/01/13
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of Incidents between 09 - 13 January 2011)
  • UNDP 2011/01/11
    Sri Lanka: Flood Affected DS Divisions - District Batticaloa (as of 9 January 2011)
  • Government of Sri Lanka/OCHA 2011/01/11
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of 6-11 January 2011)
  • Government of Sri Lanka/OCHA 2011/01/11
    Sri Lanka: Accessibility in the North and East (as of 11 January 2011)
  • OCHA 2011/01/10
    Sri Lanka: Incidents due to Heavy Rains, Floods and Landslides (Summary of 6-10 January 2011)