War’s End Threatens Water Supply in Northern Sri Lanka

Inter Press Service: War is seldom good for anything, especially protracted conflicts like the one in Sri Lanka, which dragged on for over three decades and claimed between 80,000 to 100,000 lives. But in a strange twist, this island nation's civil war seems to have been a blessing in disguise for the precarious water resources in the northern Jaffna Peninsula, the region that bore the brunt of the fighting. The political and cultural nerve centre of the island's minority Tamil population, Jaffna became the de......

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