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Niger - land in crisis

Flood damage
  • Land in crisis
  • Slim harvests
  • Bitter fruit
  • Child in need
  • Survival mechanism
  • Water-borne danger
  • Flood damage
  • Paradise lost
  • Preparing for the future

Flood damage

Heavy rains have destroyed dams and made road travel difficult, cutting communities off from food markets. Coming after long periods of drought, rain can bring fresh hope of a new harvest, but it also spells danger for thousands of livestock who cannot cope with the dramatic change in climate.

picture credit: Gonzalo Höhr/Action Against Hunger



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