Despite nationwide drought disaster no emergency

March 7, 2017

Over a million people and 23/25 districts are impacted by the drought right now but the government won’t call it a state of emergency as they don’t want to jeopardize the tourism...

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Worst Drought in over 40 years

March 7, 2017

23 out of 25 districts in the country are suffering from the worst drought in over 40 years. The gap between the poor and the rich continues to widen. 30% of Sri Lanka’s population rely on...

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Drought-hit Gampaha District walks miles, digs deep for water

March 3, 2017

The Gampaha District, which has been relatively free of the drought, is the latest to be affected by it, with villagers compelled to travel five to 10 km to fetch drinking water or, for bathing and...

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Help halt forest destruction

February 13, 2017

The plea is directly to the most powerful person in Sri Lanka – none other than President Maithripala Sirisena himself.

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To Offset Effects Of Drought: Uninterrupted Power Supply To Cost Rs.50b

February 2, 2017

The Government will have to bear an additional cost of Rs. 50 billion to ensure uniterrupted power supply to the country if the drought continues for another six months, Power and Renewable Energy...

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