Sri Lanka Humanitarian Emergency

A mother lies next to her newborn baby.

Country Population:

20.7 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Sri Lanka is prone to natural disasters, most notably cyclones that can cause flooding and landslides. In such emergency situations, UNFPA supports the Government of Sri Lanka to ensure that the affected populations are aware of and have access to sexual and reproductive health services and that women and adolescents are able to maintain their dignity and safety from gender-based violence.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - January 2017

Total people in need

717,622

Women of reproductive age

179,406

Pregnant women

12,064

Young people

229,639

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

Dignity Kits distributed

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • -Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • -Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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