Sri Lanka

Risk of future displacement

Average expected number of displacements per year – for sudden-onset hazards:

IDMC uses information about the probability of future hazard scenarios to model displacement risk based on probable housing destruction. Find out how we calculate our metrics here and explore the likelihood of future displacement around the world here.

Latest Figure Analysis for Conflict and Violence

IDMC’s estimate of the total number of IDPs in Sri Lanka includes IDPs still awaiting resettlement after the end of the country’s civil war in 2009, as reported by the Ministry of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development and Hindu Religious Affairs. It also includes a very small number of people identified as being displaced through event-based media monitoring. This latter caseload provides the basis for IDMC’s estimate of the number of new displacements in 2018.

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Download figure analysis for 2017 (PDF, 265 KB)

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