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Flash floods in Sri Lanka in May 2017 triggered landslides that left many people homeless. Chathurika, a youth volunteer for a family planning association, took part in the crisis response by helping out at a health camp.
Just one day after the floods, the local clinic re-opened to ensure the displaced communities sexual reproductive and health needs were met.
Sudemala and her family were forced to leave all their possessions behind once the flash floods reached her home.
Flash flood in Sri Lanka affected over half a million people and natural disasters like this disproportionately affect women and girls who are at a greater risk of sexual violence.
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Incessant rains across Sri Lanka during May 2017 affected over half a million people in seven districts. Most affected was the Ratnapura district where over 20,000 people faced flash floods, and where 46 deaths were reported.
Australian aid supports IPPF's humanitarian work Burundian refugee settlements in south-western Uganda have been served by our Member Association, Reproductive Health Uganda. One of these clients said: "We have access to a range of reproductive health services along with cervical ...

SPRINT Initiative achievements

The SPRINT Initiative was designed to ...
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The priority countries in South Asia region include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Being disaster prone the region faced many natural disasters in 2014 including landslides in Afghanistan, earthquake and drought in Pakistan, and floods in Bangladesh. Millions of ...