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Sri Lanka: Drought: 2014/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2014/08
Country or District Sri Lanka
Event Type Drought
Outline More than 1.8 million people (9 percent of the population of around 20 million) have been affected by the drought which is still ravaging 16 of the country’s 25 districts in Sri Lanka.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2014/08/18
By August, low rainfall had further aggravated the impact of the drought, which affected more than 1.8 million people in 16 districts.