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Sri Lanka scrambles for aid – but Australia still seems preoccupied by boats

When Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe conceded ten days ago that the Sri Lankan economy has “completely collapsed”, his words would have come as no surprise to the island’s 22 million people.

With the country enduring its worst economic crisis since independence, authorities continue to scramble for aid from the international community.

  • Niro Kandasamy
  • The Conversation

Families have been forced to skip meals and limit portion sizes.

“If we don’t act now,” the United Nations has warned, “many families will be unable to meet their basic food needs.”

In a move to curb dire food shortages, authorities have approved a…

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