Cuba struggling under year-long drought

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Cuba has placed its civil defense system on alert due to a year-long drought that is expected to worsen in the coming months.

The extreme lack of rain has already damaged agriculture and left more than a million people relying on makeshift irrigation techniques.

CCTV America’s Michael Voss traveled to Pinar del Rio, which is one of the worst hit regions on the island.

Cuba struggling under year-long drought

Cuba struggling under year-long drought

Cuba has placed its civil defense system on alert due to a year-long drought that is expected to worsen in the coming months. The extreme lack of rain has already damaged agriculture and left more than a million people relying on makeshift irrigation techniques. CCTV America's Michael Voss traveled to Pinar del Rio, which is one of the worst hit regions on the island.