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coverage. for. those little we have really let's have a look at some of the other matches around the league who still shaking in their boots and who can breathe a sigh of relief so you don't want to music. do gooders legal. d.w. . this is the the other news africa coming up on the program the effects of the climate crisis on africa not a psycho who died of a stephen zimbabwe gave months ago we meet some survivors still living in tents also coming up. so africa's worst drought in a century means farmers are struggling to save their lives. and the world's largest several species on the threat of severe weather conditions found the land of their gradation mean that only $3000.00 survive in previous is
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that. i am eddie mica julia you're welcome to the program today show is about the effects the climate crisis is having on africa's people and its wildlife the u.n. secretary general until you can see it is opened an international climate conference on monday with a warning he said levels of heat trapping gases have hit a record high and the impacts could be catastrophic if nations do not take action to limit their greenhouse gas emissions africa is already struggling with the effects of the mall for that's all climates drought are usually severe rainfall cycles 8 months ago cycle he did i wrecked havoc in the east of there but we are reports up if we shut it even says that she might have money and found many survivalists still living in tents. just took to life in the camps
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has been difficult for saigon survivors in zimbabwe. last year 3 children and family home when tragedy struck the night of march 15th now she lives in a tent with yass when. she sees life is unbearable could not survive the storm but was left with long term injuries she is traumatised by the thought of staying in a tent throughout the rainy season which has just started to margaret had a down and we are living in these tents and the rain is coming we are afraid staying in these tents on bearable when it rains the water floods them. we get so barmaid about our state of health. pray to god and we wonder if he will take us to the hospital when disaster strikes we'll try one we did. people leaving the
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temporary shelter we're hoping to have moved to permanent homes before the onset of good rains. moving is no longer possible and they will have to wait to the end of the rainy season to 7 months. these are all balled as a constant reminder of what had been on the fateful night now with climate being more and more unpredictable these people and many others may not be out of the shadow of danger. prepare which one damaged roads and bridges is only growing but it is a race against time with the onset of the reins of. government officials say they have completed your physical studies in the identified land that is suitable for resettlement. this is an area which is they look to for the
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village caused by climate change but that climate change can be exacerbated by settlement patterns so we are taking moon time to look for suitable areas we would to relocate those people. c more than 300 people died. and many more are still missing you know what was one of them bubbles with storms in memory. survivors like. they were not to be at repeat of a disaster on this scale or say grow on you die joining me now is not going to darby global climate policy need in my bread for the conference alone after day it's nice to see you and. time now we've just seen how people is i'm still struggling. now published a report today seen climates believe catastrophes have forced 20000000 people to
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flee every year in the past decade so the question is how badly is africa affected . you know in general climate change climate related disaster is affecting africa mean charity africa's one of the hardest hit. when it comes to you know global emission off because just contributing to 5 percent of the global emission when it comes to displacement. is so mind yet is one of the countries hardest hit there is so money there is no media there is also south sudan but for so money just in 2018 there were you know 7.5 persons of the population displaced because of climate still disasters. because of flooding this is in addition to conflict this means actually you know the entire population of new nick berg and bird and being displaced in a single year like you rightly said we are contributing to climate change but we
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are going to feel the effects even more than the major polluters do we want to find out what african leaders do to push the world's biggest polluters to actually do wall to help prevent climate change. 80 you know old. africa is suffering the consequences $52000000.00 people because of the droughts repeated droughts there they're starving they're hungry across 18 countries in africa so african leaders have to come together actually in november they have made a strong call you know to the world's leaders asking for funding so that communities can be supported in terms of rebuilding their homes and so on they have also they have to ask world leaders especially rich countries you know you're the one who contributed to the global. and mission and you have to supply more tests in terms
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of if you know finance for adaptation final curtain loss and damage so that's communities can be able to read about at the end of the day do we on the contents are going to feel the serious effect so we don't really have to wait for someone to do something right what can we do a confidence and as a people to to tackle this. old redo you know we're seeing some good examples for instance ethiopia is proposing you know to invest in a major way in renewable energy production that's a really good starts but still funding is needed you know to say supports africa in terms of reducing emissions cuts emissions but we're as i said we're actually contributing to 5 persons so we need to be able to find creative ways to adopt but again you know i don't they do we need finance we need funding. very well so
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now it's got to be our storms global climate for this lead time. thank you. now so often just cultural region is suffering its worst drought in the centuries the region's oldest town graph right met has always been patched but with tops running dry farmers have to decide whether to keep livestock alive or let them die it's a big choice the places with shrinking water supplies would soon be facing on our warming planet. your highness fun runs but drives past what used to be a field of a god is on his. today there is nothing left. wrong the non-truth they are the missing get out they all died in 17 fun runs bugs farm
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is located in south africa's great karun the region is naturally dry but a severe drought is now taking its toll on humans and animals. there was that out that all being the 4th that out that are gone through this one walk through is about obviously the length of this that out it's now lost the way we are another thing is. we are not being assisted in any way by by the government of the day. the dry land means there is no grazing so to keep his tuna half 1000 sheep and goats alive on runs book has to spend $90000.00 u.s. dollars a month many farmers have to slaughter the animals will file for bankruptcy and with many dams now completely dried up the provincial government recently declared the eastern cape province a disaster area but farmers and residents a still waiting for support. wendy tunes he has been living in the career town of
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gras fry annette her whole life and we should go tap ran dry and the toilets weren't flush. the children are getting fake sure people are getting sick what. the town's water trucks don't come regularly and wendy is disappointed with the local authorities. what had over a week without. net is among the worst affected towns dams and rivers a bone dry in april the municipality received $30000000.00 rand that's more than 200000 u.s. dollars in drought relief we try to find out what the money has been spent on and if a water management plan is in place but the mayor isn't available for an interview with the south african disaster relief organization gift of the give us has now
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stepped in the engine drills bore holes i'm distributes drinking water to the community. restruck enough water to supply at least 2000 children within the. even a day from now on until the municipality is back on track and they can thank the the patient back and they can run again. it seems accountability and good governance and needed here every bit as much as rainfall is. and where the welds large as several species on the threats the number of grevious plummeted by 83 percent since among teens i mean he's coaching on the regional and security doesn't mean that there's ever a population but severe weather drought making things even worse. the
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dry northern plains of kenya used to be a safe haven for the iconic. the species is well suited to the arid conditions but loss of habitat intense drought and a land degradation is pushing these embryos to the brink this is mainly. increasing pollution and increasing numbers of livestock diseases like anthrax have also diminished. but the severe droughts have been especially deadly for the younger animals in particular the population structure is skewed many adults and few smaller younger individuals it basically means that the babies may be getting born but they're not surviving to adult hood the situation has become so drastic that conservationists are now being forced to intervene the main problem is they're literally starving to death the grammys eba trust and other organizations that are trying to save the servers actually have been feeding them during the dry
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season and bringing them hay conservationists say creating nature conservancy is in kenya it will secure the gravy zebras heartland and replanting grasses will rehabilitate the land but until that happens the survival of gravy is not guaranteed. not so far not from v.w. suffered but i'll see you soon because but. my 1st my psycho mosul sewing machine. i come from women are bound by this ocean to live in something as simple as learning how to write a bicycle isn't. since i was a little girl i wanted to have the buy side of my home and it took me years to myspace. finally they gave up and went to mine and i said this country turns because sewing machine sewing i suppose was more apt pro-create for those than writing advice as knowledge i want to reach out to those moving back home who are
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bound by the duties and social norms and inform them about deadbeats and rights my name is the about of the hook and they were. welcome to news from the world about some call chop multi-talented south african artist robin road is my guest in just a minute also coming up today. a story of love wall family tragedy and much more and 900 cities all struck vienna melody by and slow time is one of all 100 german must read. the end just found me of the sea against the coastline is what fascinates british photographer rachel tell me
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about. robin road is a south african office based in berlin he uses many visual languages from painting to street art photography to film live improvised performances sculpture and installations anything goes and his canvases range from wolves in the rough parts of his hometown johannesburg so walls in major museums around the world hippy by guest in just a minute 1st more about him and his art. robin road grew up in apartheid era south africa and made a name for himself with st he moved to berlin 17 years ago and is now well established on the global contemporary art scene as an artist in south africa's young democracy road address the country's new possibilities the hopes and the feel of the buildings in johannesburg where his canvases.

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