We kindly acknowledge our data providers the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Meteorological Departments in South Asian region, European Space Agency (ESA) – Climate Change Initiative of Soil Moisture product. We would also like to thank Disaster Management Centre (DMC), Sri Lanka, Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Maharashtra (India) for their constructive feedback in product improvement.

Special thanks go to Salman Siddiqui, Ameer Rajah, Nuwan Abeyrathna, Nishath Yapa, Ajantha Ihalawela from the GIS, Remote Sensing and Data Management Unit (GRandD) for their technical support in development of drought portal.