Colombia drought wipes out crops and cattle

State of emergency declared in northern region as left entire communities are left without water.

    A state of emergency has been declared in northern Colombia after the region was hit by severe drought.

    The hot and dry weather has devastated crops, killed livestock and left entire communities without water.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from La Guajira in northeastern Colombia. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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