11,000 Families Affected by Floods in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, January 10, 2024 – Over 11,000 families from 12 districts in Sri Lanka have been affected by heavy rain and floods, according to the country’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC).

Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Ampara, Batticaloa, Trincomalee, and Puttalam are amongst the most affected.

Islamic Relief Sri Lanka is planning an intervention involving the distribution of food packs and hygiene kits to assist those affected by the disaster.

Islamic Relief began working in Sri Lanka since 2004, in response to the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami.