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Sri Lanka: WB lending US $ 213 Mn to prevent flooding in Colombo

4 Jul 2014, Sri Lanka - gov

The World Bank is lending Sri Lanka US$ 213 million to prevent the flooding in the country's economic capital of Colombo and increase its defenses against the natural disaster to safeguard the livelihoods of city's 2.5 million people and the economic health of the entire country...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Disaster Management
  • Website:http://www.disastermin.gov.lk
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary to the Ministry
  • Phone:+94 112 588506 +94 777 811 805


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  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Disaster Management
  • Website:http://www.disastermin.gov.lk
  • Contact:Secretary
  • Phone:+94 112665389 +94 112 777 811805
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1987 2,200,000
Drought 1982 2,000,000
Flood 1983 1,250,000
Earthquake* 2004 1,019,306
Drought 2001 1,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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