ADRC DisasterReport Back to ADRC Homepage(English/Japanese)

ADRC Latest Disaster Information

Back to List

Sri Lanka:Drought:2001/09

Duration2001/09 The severe drought situation has been prevailing over southern Sri Lanka due to the failure of last few years' monsoon rainfall.
Country or DistrictSri Lanka

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Affected: 202,183 families

Specific Matters

Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report No.1 2001/08/31
    According to an official report provided by the Government of Sri Lanka, over 1 million people from 202,183 families in seven districts (Hambantota, Kurunegala, Puttalam, Ratnapura, Moneragala,Badulla, and Ampara) have been affected by the drought.
Geographycal Data Information
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center