Jaffna, Mannar, Batticaloa and Ampara most affected by Drought – DMC
The latest situation report by the Disaster Management Centre as at 12pm today (29 July) indicates that 615,984 people are currently affected by the prevalent drought condition.
The number of families affected is 173,091 of which the majority are within the Northern Province (57884)
Thereby over 194,596 people in the Northern Province suffer from the Drought Situation.
Jaffna, Ampara, Batticaloa and Mannar are the four worst affected areas.