Cyclone Roanu impacts Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

As the heaviest rains hit Sri Lanka this week, Cyclone Roanu then barreled into the Bangladesh coastline leaving a wake of devastation, including deaths and the forced evacuation of over 500,000 there. Oxfam is on the ground responding.
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