MyanmarSince the beginning of 2016, Sri Lanka has experienced a drought condition affecting most parts of the country. In July 2017, WFP Sri Lanka was requested by the Ministry of Disaster Management to establish a remote drought monitoring system using the mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (mVAM) approach, to track drought impact on food security and livelihoods of households residing in the most drought-affected regions of the country. mVAM surveys target a panel of households five livelihood zones which consists of 10 districts (Ampara, Batticaloa, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Mannar, Vavuniya, Kurunegala, Puttlam, Moneragala, Hambanthota). Survey respondents are contacted through an in-house call centre and asked to respond to a short series of questions on food security, coping, access to water, agriculture and livelihoods.

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