Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution

     Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund Declares Monthly
                                 Distribution

PR Newswire

BOSTON, Nov. 13, 2012

BOSTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified
Income Fund (NYSE: EVG), a closed-end management investment company, today
declared a monthly distribution of $0.09 per common share. As portfolio and
market conditions change, the rate of future distributions may change. The
distribution is expected to be paid on November 30, 2012, to shareholders of
record on November 23, 2012. The ex-date is November 20, 2012.

At this time the Fund believes that a portion of the November distribution may
be comprised of amounts from sources other than net investment income. If
that is the case, you will be notified in writing. Further information will
be available prior to the payment date at http://funds.eatonvance.com. The
final determination of tax characteristics of the Fund's distributions will
occur after the end of the year, at which time it will be reported to the
shareholders.

The Fund is managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance
Corp. (NYSE: EV), based in Boston, one of the oldest investment management
firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance
and its affiliates managed $198.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012,
offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies
and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing
exemplary service and attractive returns through a variety of market
conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of
today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance,
visit www.eatonvance.com.

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

Website: http://www.eatonvance.com
Contact: Investors 1-800-262-1122
 
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