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Over 750 million people in South Asia are exposed to extreme weather and water-related disasters such as floods, drought, thunderstorms and cyclones. Zeroing in on Sri Lanka, extreme weather events dominate the news throughout the year. Projected climatic changes are expected to impact the country’s poorest and most vulnerable communities strongly, exacerbating poverty and inequality.

High temperatures and exposure to extreme climate events have always plagued smallholder farmers in Sri Lanka with adverse effects also on the economy and national food security.

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