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Monday, 07 August 2017 - 7:42
1.2 million people continue to be negatively impacted by drought conditions
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More than 1. 2 million people have been impacted by the drought that has hit 19 districts.

The Disaster Management Centre said that the Northern Province is the most severely affected with four hundred and 95 thousand, 9 hundred and 94 persons in distress.

The Disaster Management Centre said that 263, 527 persons belonging to 72,989 families have been distressed in the eastern Province.   

Meanwhile wild animals have also been impacted by the drought conditions,

Reports state that a large number of animals living close to the Tabbowa Sanctuary have died.

In addition six villages in the Anuradhapura District  are at risk , as wild elephants roam freely through the villages in search of water.

 
 
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