Saturday, 14 December 2019

The carcass of a cow is seen at a ranch as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years, in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic March 16, 2019. Picture taken March 16, 2019. Farmers in the Dominican Republic are struggling to stay afloat, as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Cattle graze at a ranch as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years, in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic March 16, 2019. Picture taken March 16, 2019. In the Santiago Rodriguez Province in the country's northwestern region, cattle are dying with no water available to feed animals. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man feeds wheat straw to cattle at a ranch as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years, in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic March 16, 2019. Picture taken March 16, 2019. According to authorities, 34 dams in the country have registered below-normal water levels. Only two dams in the Dominican Republic have an adequate amount of water. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Cattle are seen at a ranch as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years, in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic March 16, 2019. Picture taken March 16, 2019. Although the government has addressed the nation and guaranteed water for human consumption, no such guarantee has been given to farmers. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Calves are seen in a stable at a ranch as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years, in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic March 16, 2019. Picture taken March 16, 2019. The El Nino weather phenomenon, which is the warming of ocean surface temperatures in the Pacific, has been blamed for the freak climate pattern. According to the National Meteorology Office, rain so far in 2019 is less than 52 percent of levels in the country over the last three decades. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Cattle drink water at a ranch as the Caribbean nation endures its worst drought in 30 years, in Santiago Rodriguez, Dominican Republic March 16, 2019. Picture taken March 16, 2019. The government has predicted the drought conditions will be in affect until May, but some farmers don't know if they can hold out until then. To date, cattle associations say more than 7,000 heads of cattle have died. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas