19 March 2020 – Government declares Work From Home period for public and private sectors for one week

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Circulars and directives
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Private Sector, Directive to public and private sector
Level of Jurisdiction: National and sub-national
Lead People/Agency: Head of institutions

Overview: Government has declared a period of work from home for both public and private sectors starting from March 20 to 27th, (except March 21st and 22nd – public holidays)
Full details here: https://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/index.php/2020/03/19/march-20th-to-27th-declared-as-work-from-home-week/?lang=en

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Perceived threat of epidemic arising from offices and during travel to and from from offices