Disaster Response

Kegalle Housing Project

Cyclone Roanu, which hit Sri Lanka in May 2016, caused severe flooding and landslides, resulting in more than 200 deaths, and displacing close to 300,000 others. The estimated destruction and damage across Sri Lanka reached 250–280 billion (US$1.7–2 billion) in total, including the loss of homes and livelihoods.

Homes not Houses Project

Funded by the European Union, jointly implemented by Habitat for Humanity and World Vision Lanka, the ’Homes not Houses Project’ is expected to benefit more than 215,250 internally displaced people in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka. Seeking to serve the most vulnerable families displaced by the civil war, the project has committed Euro 14.7 million 

Indian Housing Project - East

The Indian Housing Project is a housing construction project funded by the Government of India  initiated in 2012. The Indian Housing Project (IHP) is an extension of the Government of India’s commitment to construct 50,000 homes in Sri Lanka for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by the 26-year civil war which ravaged the North and East of Sri Lanka.

MIT Housing Project

Funded by MilleniumIT, a London Stock Exchange Group, the MIT Housing Project supported more than 300 Internally Displaced Families in Vakarai and Oddusudan with new home construction and repairs in  2011. Each house was 500sq foot houses with a tiled roof, consisting of 2 rooms, a kitchen, a living area and a small verandah.

Brandix Housing Project

Employee housing project to support Brandix Employees affected by floods in 2016.

Muthurajwela Housing Project

Flood-affected families in Farm watta, Muthurajawela supported with one-room extensions.

Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with families and communities, to eliminate sub-standard housing.