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Livestock in Australia desperately search for water during drought

Drought in Australia
Updated: Aug. 8, 2018 at 7:08 AM CDT
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(CNN) - New video from Australia shows the scope of the devastation from a severe drought.

Once green grass now looks like just dust and dirt.

All of New South Wales in Southeastern Australian is now in a drought, in what prime minister Malcolm Turnbull called the worst drought in New South Wales in over half a century.

New South Wales government said this was one of the driest winters on record, resulting in failing crops, water shortages, and a shortage in supplies to sustain livestock.

Livestock was seen flocking to water trucks in desperate search of water.

On Monday the prime minister announced new financial assistance to farmers there.

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