EXCLUSIVE: Drought leaves 80,000 Sri Lankans in need of "life-saving" food aid

from IRIN
Published on 06 Mar 2017 View Original

An emergency assessment obtained by IRIN outlines failed crops, debt and hunger

Close to one million people in drought-hit Sri Lanka are in “urgent need of food assistance” with tens of thousands needing “life-saving support”, according to an assessment by the government and the UN that has yet to be made public.

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