Food Appeal for Sri Lankan Flood Victims

New York Times: Record monsoon rains driven by an unusually strong La Niña weather pattern in the Pacific have caused devastating floods in Sri Lanka, killing dozens and driving more than 300,000 people from their homes in recent weeks, the United Nations said in an urgent appeal for relief funds on Wednesday. Sri Lanka`s agriculture ministry reports that 21 percent of the country`s rice crop has been destroyed, raising fears of food shortages. The floods are the worst natural disaster to hit the Sri Lanka......

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