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In Africa's Sahel, climate change makes hunger crisis worse

Clip: 04/16/2019 | 7m 23s Video has closed captioning.

In the African Sahel, located between the Sahara Desert and the equator, the climate has long been inhospitable. But now rising temperatures have caused prolonged drought and unpredictable weather patterns, exacerbating food shortages, prompting migration and contributing to instability in countries already beset by crisis. Special correspondent Mike Cerre reports from Niger.

Aired: 04/16/19

Rating: NR

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