Sri Lanka

#FacesofClimateChange: Sri Lanka - Jesuthasan and Sutharsiny’s story

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Husband and wife, Jesuthasan and Sutharsiny Delance, live in a two-room brick house with their two children in Vavuniya district in north central Sri Lanka. They have four acres of rice paddy fields, as well as other fields where they grow spices and sesame. But in recent years they have struggled to harvest anything as the district has struggled with chronic drought.

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