Sri Lanka, Floods 2017, Sarvodaya, Provision of immediate relief and supporting recovery of flood-affected communities

Over 588’000 people have been affected by heavy rains that triggered floods in southwestern Sri Lanka at the end of May. Landslides and flooding have constrained access to heavily affected areas. This contribution will support Sarvodaya, a local organization already strongly present through its large network of volunteers on the ground and with solid experience in disaster management, in providing food and non-food aid to IDPs affected by the floods.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Sri Lanka
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Emergency food assistance
Material relief assistance
Basic nutrition
01.06.2017 - 31.07.2017
CHF  100’000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
International or foreign NGO

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    100’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    97’525