Advisory: Flash Flooding in Sri Lanka

  |   Posted: October 29, 2019   |   Updated: November 05, 2019

Update #1: November 5, 2019

Showers, thunderstorms, flooding, and misty conditions continue in several areas of Sri Lanka (Western, Central, Southern and Uva Provinces, as well as Kurunegala, Batticaloa, and Ampara Districts). So far, nine Child Development Centers (CDCs) and 1,558 beneficiaries have been affected. The CDCs continue to assess which beneficiaries are impacted.

Please continue to pray for the safety of the beneficiaries and families in this area.

Disaster Alert: October 29, 2019

In late October, scattered showers occurred in the west, northwest, south, and Sabaragamuwa provinces in Sri Lanka. Heavy rains, up to 3 inches, have occurred at times. The Hatton and Chilaw provinces have experienced flooding. So far, eight Child Development Centers (CDCs) and 795 beneficiaries have been affected. The CDCs are providing cooked food to the affected beneficiaries and their families.

Please pray for the safety of our beneficiaries in this area.