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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.
Sex can be a very taboo subject, this is why we provide culturally sensitive workshops for parents to enable them to talk to their children about sex and sexuality.
Providing gender based violence training to families enables them to openly talk about issues that can help provide a safer environment for themselves and their children.
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.
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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.
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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 ...
While at university, Milinda witnessed for himself the problems caused by the lack of abortion services and poor awareness of contraception: it was this that motivated him to work with the Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka (FPASL). He joined ...