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    Sri Lanka seeks urgent help to feed children

    COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka issued an urgent appeal on Monday to tackle rapidly spreading malnutrition among children as its economic crisis leaves nine out of 10 people dependent on state handouts.

    The Ministry for Women and Child Affairs said they were seeking private donations to feed possibly several hundred thousand children wasting due to insufficient food.

    The bankrupt state, grappling with Sri Lanka’s worst economic crisis since independence, was unable to sustain welfare.

    More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin

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