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Madagascar drought: Surviving on cactuses

Years have passed since it properly rained on the African island nation. In 2021, one million people were dependent on emergency aid, and this year aid organizations fear that the number will rise.

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17 Oct 2021
Some days, all Tsimamorekm Aly eats is sugary water. He's happy if there's a handful of rice. But with six young kids and a wife to support, he often goes without. This is the fourth year that drought has devastated Aly's home in southern Madagascar. Now more than one million people, or two out of five residents, of his Grand Sud region require emergency food aid in what the United Nations is calling a "climate change famine."
22 Dec 2021
The island of Madagascar is on the brink of a famine the UN says is caused by climate change. Farmers are forced to forage for food as their crops fail to grow.