Drought-weakened animals dying in Niger

At the beginning of the wet season, weak animals were unable to escape a recent deluge.

    Many families in Niger lost animals this year because of the drought, lack of government assistance and rampant corruption.

    And now, at the beginning of the wet season, animals weakened by months of drought were unable to escape a recent deluge.

    May Welsh reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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