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Sri Lanka : Drought : Oct. 2016 - Jan. 2017
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Duration Oct. 2016 - Jan. 2017
Country
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District
Sri Lanka
Name Drought
Outline As of 2 February 2017, approximately 560,000 people have been affected by drought and salt water intrusion over the past five months in many districts of Sri Lanka.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Sri Lanka Disasater Management Center
Number of Affected People
[Eastern Province] Trincomalee 56,901
[Western Province] Gampaha 42,174/ Kalutara 198,619
[Southern Province] Hambantota 1,964
[Uva Province] Monaragala 38,828
[North Central Province] Anuradhapura 11,443
[Northern Province] Jaffna 45,113/ Mulaitivu 43,543/ Killinochchi 46,401
[Sabaragamuwa Province] Rathnapura 25,670
[North Western Province] Kurunegara 81,918/ Puttalam 46,916
[Central Province] Kandy 3,935



DMC Situation Report as of 2017/02/02
Number of Affected People
[Eastern Province] Trincomalee 30,622
[Western Province] Gampaha 36,137/ Kalutara 198,619
[Southern Province] Hambantota 1,964
[Uva Province] Monaragala 38,828/ Badulla 2,593
[North Central Province] Anuradhapura 11,318
[Northern Province] Mulaitivu 43,543/ Mannar N.A.
[Sabaragamuwa Province] Rathnapura 25,050
[North Western Province] Kurunegara 81,918/ Puttalam 46,916



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