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UN-HABITAT: Government of India supports disaster ready housing efforts in Sri Lanka

19 Feb 2015, UN-HABITAT

Through the project, houses are to be constructed according to local authority guidelines and incorporate disaster risk reduction features to minimise the effects of natural disasters including monsoon rains and flooding...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Disaster Management
  • Website:http://www.disastermin.gov.lk
  • Contact:Secretary
  • Phone:+94 112665389 +94 112 777 811805


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA 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
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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.