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Sri Lanka Drought: Difficult Times In The North And The East

Failed Crops
Expensive Nuts
Water Sources Fast Drying Up
A Dry Well
Long Journey For Water
Helping Hands

Drought has ravished parts of the island, and the rice paddy harvest has all but failed. On average, those farmers who have been able to cultivate are facing a 20-30 percent reduction in their yields. In some pocket areas, the loss could be as high as 80 percent.