Following the end of a 26-year civil war in 2009, Sri Lanka’s humanitarian challenges are mainly related to natural disasters, including floods, landslides and drought. In 2014, after the northeast monsoon failed, prolonged drought damaged crops and dried up water supplies in many regions of Sri Lanka.
CERF allocates $2 million to Bangladesh
CERF provides $2 million to Sri Lanka
With humanitarian needs increasing, CERF allocated some US$55 million for the second underfunded emergencies window in August 2012 to bolster operations in eight neglected humanitarian emergencies.