Details of Disaster Information


Sri Lanka : Floods : 2011/02/06
GLIDE: FL-2011-000003-LKA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2011/02/06
Country
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District
Sri Lanka
Name Floods
Outline Heavy rain triggered flooding in Sri Lanka that killed at least 11 people and is threatening up to 90 percent of the staple rice crop, heightening concern about supply shocks and inflation, officials said on Sunday.

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA 2011/02/16
    The Disaster Management Centre report as of 0900hrs on 15 February indicates 991,467 people (268,931 families) affected by the floods and landslides. Eighteen deaths, 24 injured and three missing persons are reported.
  • OCHA 2011/02/10
    The Disaster Management Centre report as of 13.30hrs on 10 February shows that 1,191,275 people (319,451 families) are affected by the floods and landslides. Seventeen deaths, eleven injured and two missing persons are reported.
  • OCHA 2011/02/08
    The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reports that, as of 09:30hrs on 8 February, 1,132,654 people (304,163 families) are affected by the floods. Fourteen deaths, nine injured and two missing persons are reported.
  • Government of Sri Lanka 2011/02/06
    Flood displaces 236,953 persons and affects over one million.
  • Reuters AlerNet 2011/02/06
    Torrential rain in Sri Lanka kills 11