Advisory: Cyclone and Rains in Sri Lanka - November 2018 - Compassion International

Advisory: Cyclone and Rains in Sri Lanka - November 2018

  |   Posted: November 07, 2018   |   Updated: November 16, 2018

Update #4: November 16, 2018

Some Child Development Centers (CDCs) have limited programs due to beneficiaries sustaining damage to their houses. However, they will resume activities this week. The number of beneficiaries affected is still being counted. So far, 21 CDCs and 679 beneficiaries have been reported as affected. CDCs are supporting beneficiaries whose houses sustained damage and flooding.

Update #3: November 15, 2018

Conditions have significantly improved; however, new impact records and updates continue to come in. There are new reports of beneficiaries’ roofs being damaged. Activity at some Child Development Centers (CDCs) is limited due to bad weather conditions, but other centers have resumed activities. So far, 19 CDCs and 679 beneficiaries have been reported as affected.

Update #2: November 14, 2018

The cyclone conditions and heavy rains in Sri Lanka have eased to only light showers on the island. No additional Child Development Centers (CDCs) were impacted. So far, 16 CDCs and 666 beneficiaries have been reported as affected.

Update #1: November 13, 2018

As of recent reports, Child Development Centers and beneficiaries have been impacted during the current disaster situation. Many houses have suffered damaged roofs. The weather conditions have improved in recent days; although, more bad weather could prevail during this season. So far, 16 CDCs and 659 beneficiaries have been reported as affected. CDCs are distributing food and other relief items to affected beneficiaries and their families.

Disaster Alert: November 7, 2018

Heavy rains and cyclonic actions are affecting Sri Lanka once again. Reports indicate damage to beneficiary homes and to several Child Development Centers (CDCs). CDCs are busy gathering details and assessing damage.