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every journey begins with the 1st step and every language with the 1st word early in the. rico is in germany to learn german why not learn with him simple online on your mobile and free. even in course nikos free german made easy. this is the news africa coming up in the program the effects of the climate crisis on africa the psycho who died of a stupid parts of zimbabwe gave months ago we meet some survivors still living in tents also coming out. so that because the worst drought in a century means farmers are struggling to save their lifestyle. and the world's largest several species on the threat of severe weather conditions on the island of their gradation mean that only $3000.00 survive in green fees etc.
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i could join yeah you're welcome to the program today show is about the effects the climate crisis is having on africa's people and it's wildlife the un 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 so that meant that greenhouse gas emissions africa is already struggling with effects of the mall for the tall climates droughts are usually severe rainfall cycles 8 months ago cycling that i wrecked havoc in the east of zimbabwe our ports are privileged we shot a visit that she might be money and found many survivors still living in tents.
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just took to life in the camps has been difficult for saigon survivors in zimbabwe. last year 3 children and family when tragedy struck the night of march 15th now she lives in a tent with yass when. she sees life is unbearable. survived this turn 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 at a time when you cannot and we are living in these tents and the rain is coming where affright staying in these tents is unbearable when it rains the water floods them. we get so carried about our state of health. pray to god and we wonder who will take us to the hospital when disaster strikes number 21 the good. people are
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leaving until for a 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 rock boulders one stint remind us 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 one of growing but it is a race against time with the onset of the rains. which government officials say they have completed your physical studies and identified land that is suitable for resettlement. this is an area which is they look to for the villages
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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 a 100 people died. and many more are still missing you know what was one of them by the swift storms in memory. survivors like. they were not to be at repeat of a disaster when the scale of saigon he died joining me now is not going to darby global climate policy lead in my bread for the conference. it's nice to see you and time. time now we've just seen how people is still struggling. now published a report today seen climates believe that catastrophes have forced 20000000 people
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to flee every year in the past decade so the question is how badly is africa affected. you know in general and climate change climate related disaster is afflicting africa mean shirty 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's so much there's no media there's also south sudan but for so money just in 2018 there were you know $7.00 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 kind african leaders do to push the world's biggest polluters to actually do wall to help prevent climate change. 80 you know old radio africa is suffering the consequences 52000000 people because of 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. emission and you have to supply more tests in
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terms so if you know finance for adaptation final score no sin damage so that's communities can be able to have doubts at the end of the day do we on the consents are going to face the serious effect so we don't really have to wait for someone to do something right what can we do a continent and as a people to tackle this. old radio you know we're seeing some good examples for instance ethiopia has 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 1 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 to finance we need funding. very well so
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now it's got to be our farmers global climate policy lead thanks for your time. thank you. now some offer to scuttle region is suffering its worst drought in the century the region's oldest town graph i have met has always been potch to bots with tops running dry farmers have to decide whether to keep livestock alive or let them die it's a big choice stop places with shrinking water supplies would still be facing one warming planet. your highness one runs bugger drives past what used to be a field of a god is on his. today there is nothing left. wrong the non-truth the audi nursing that out they all died in 7. 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 with good out that all being the 4th drought that i've gone through this one what's worse about the obviously the length of this that out it's now lost the way we all know that you think. we are not being it to me anyway 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 one runs book has to spend $9000.00 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 supporters wendy to see has been living in the career town of
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gras fry nets her whole life and we could go tap run dry and the toilets weren't flush. the children are getting. what it needs with. the town's water trucks don't come regularly and wendy is disappointed with the local authorities the. world had over a week without. a friend 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 the south african disaster relief organization gift of the givers has now stepped
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in the engine drills bore holes and distributes drinking water to the community he struck enough water to supply at least 2000 children within the there's a water even a day from now on until the municipality is back on track and they can take the the patient back and they can run. it seems accountability and good governance and needed here every bit as much as rainfall is. and now it's a case where the welds large as several species on the threats the number of grevious plummeted by 83 percent since the 1970 s. poaching and regional insecurity decimated the relation but severe weather on drought making things even worse. the dry northern plains of kenya used to be
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a safe haven for the iconic zebra the species is well suited to the arid conditions but loss of habitat intense drought and the land degradation is pushing these embryos to the brink this is many. increasing production 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 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 another organizations that are trying to save the servers
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actually have been feeding them during the dry 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 gravity is not guaranteed. that's the fun up of the w.c. africa but i'll see you soon but. it's close enough to be affectionate legend but as affectionately as you can. put him in the middle of his election campaign in 2000 the documentary was filmed for russian television. to turn the camera back on of course the film secretly chronicled the power grab actually everything was precisely planned instruction. featuring top supporting role. to the freedom of russia.
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and featuring a lead role like you've never seen before. but the mere sentiment of itch to the ends justify the means. to tease witnesses starts december 13th on t.w. . welcome to news from the world about son culture multi-talented south african artist robin road is my guest in just a minute also coming up today. a story of love wolf iman a tragedy and much more in 930 s. austria vienna melody bye and slow time is one of all 100 judgment must reads. and the end just founding of the sea against the coastline is what fascinates
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british photographer great taliban. robin road is a south african artist 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 bulls 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 the street 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 to press the country's new possibilities the hopes and the fears of the buildings in johannesburg where his campuses.


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