All posts tagged with: drought

Deadly drought demonstrates the dryness of hearts

Posted August 11, 2014 Avatar Piumi Madushani

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Member since June 29, 2014
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  • Age 20

Having observed the deadly drought in the dry zone of Sri Lanka, I suppose I will put a small note on it as the image of either drained women who walk four or five miles carrying baskets and bottles in search of drinking water. Or maybe ro the exhausted children selling few fruits by the road beneath the heavy sunshine while travelling. Thus I pondered the uncomfortable lifestyle that declares the situation which is getting worse. Indeed thousand acres of paddy cultivation as wel...


Water in Crisis - Spotlight on Bangladesh

Posted May 7, 2014 Avatar Ann Naser Nabil

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Member since May 6, 2014
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The WHO estimates that 97% of the people of Bangladesh have access to water and only 40% percent have proper sanitation. With a staggering 60% of the population that has to endure unsafe drinking water, the nation is in danger. The availability of this water greatly fluctuates throughout the year as the warmer season brings massive amounts of water in frequent monsoons and the cooler season brings drought. The infrastructure cannot adequately deal with the barrage of water in monsoon season so t...