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By Amantha Perera VAVUNIYA, Sri Lanka, March 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - F or almost two decades, Sivaraja Sivakumar has lived on a plot of land in the north of Sri Lanka - but he has no idea who owns it.
Rice harvest could be the worst in 40 years in the South Asian island nation, Save the Children warns By Amantha Perera COLOMBO, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The worst drought in five years has pushed 900,000 people in Sri Lanka into "acute food insecurity", the World Food Programme (WFP) says.