Around 600,000 families affected by drought

Around 600,000 families affected by drought

Around 600,000 families affected by drought

Written by Staff Writer

29 Jul, 2019 | 10:20 am

Colombo (News1st) – The Disaster Management Center (DMC) noted that over 600,000 people in 18 districts have been affected by the drought. Assistant Director of the DMC, Pradeep Koddippili noted that nearly 150,000 people are facing a desperate shortage of water.

The DMC also noted that the inclement weather experienced recently claimed the lives of 9 people.

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