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welcome to the book is the game here. to talk about. this is our coverage. 3 more poor. little we have a really let's have a look at some of the other matches around the league who still shaking in their boots to grieve the side of relief so you don't want to miss their. losing every week d.w. . this is news africa coming up on the program the effects of the climate crisis on africa how to cycle the diversity to parts of zimbabwe gave months ago we meet some survivors still living in tents also coming up. so africa's worst drought in the century means farmers are struggling to save their lives.
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and the world's largest several species under threat severe weather conditions on the land of the gradation mean that only $3000.00 survive in previous is that. i am eddie michael judy 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 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 effects of the mall for that all climates droughts are usually severe rainfall cycles 8 months ago cycle he did i wrecked havoc in the east of zimbabwe our ports are
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privileged we shall revisit that she money money and found many survivors still living in tents. just 2 life in camps has been difficult for saigon to die 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 that survived 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 and margaret at a time when you get out and we are living in these tents and the rain is coming we're afraid staying in these tents on bearable when it rains the water floods them . we get so carried about our state of health. pray to god and we wonder he will
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take us to the hospital when disaster strikes number 21 he needed. people 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 in 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 ongoing but it is a race against time with the onset of there ain't. much government officials
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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 tillage 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. more than a 100 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 the scale of say grown die joining me now as. global climate policy in my bread for the conference. it's nice to see you and 30. time now we've just seen how people is still struggling to psycho do that now
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publish the report today see in climates believe that catastrophes have forced 20000000 people to flee every year in the past decade so the question is how badly as africa effect. you know in general and climate change climate related disaster is affecting 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 still money and 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
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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 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 maul 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
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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 or to us in terms of you know finance for adaptation final cardinal sin damage so that's communities can be able to adopt at the end of the day do we on the concerns 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 konstanz and as a people to to tackle this. old radio you know we're seeing some good examples for instance. 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 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
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but again you know i don't they do we need to finance we need funding. very well so now it's got to be our farms global climate policy lead thanks for your time. thank you. now some office cultural region is suffering its worst drought in the century the region's oldest town graph metz has always been potch bots with tops running dry farmers have to decide whether to keep livestock alive or let them die it's a big choice that other places with shrinking water supplies would soon be facing on a warming planet. yanis on ren's bug drives past what used to be a field of a guy on his. today there is nothing left. wrong
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the non-truth all the nursing that out they all died in 17 fun runs bugs farm 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 obviously the length of this is that out the it's now lost the 5 years where we are another thing is. we are not being asked to 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 on runs book has to spend $9000.00 u.s. dollars a month many families have to slaughter the animals will file for bankruptcy and with many dams now completely dried up the provincial government recently declared
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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 gras fry net her whole life and we should go tap run dry and the toilets weren't flush. the children are getting fakes. people are getting sick well what he needs with. the town's water trucks don't come regularly and wendy is disappointed with the local authorities. would have over a week without. fried nash's 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
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if a water management plan is in place but the mayor isn't available for an interview in the south african disaster relief organization gift of the givers has now stepped in the engine drills bore holes and 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 he's back on track and they can take 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 threats the number of grevious plummeted by 83 percent since 1970 s. . and regional doesn't mean that there's ever
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a population but severe weather droughts are making things even worse. the 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. religion and increasing numbers of livestock diseases like anthrax have also diminished does evra 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
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they're literally starving to death the grammys eba trust another organizations that are trying to save the servers 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 gravy is not guaranteed. that's it for now from the w.'s africa but i'll see you soon good bye. bursts. home to use of species. worth saving. again those are big changes and most start with small steps global ideas tell stories of creative people and innovative projects around the world. to close to screen shots and
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and the endless founding of the sea against the coastline is what fascinates british photographer a great town 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 canvas is range from bowls 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 street art 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
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young democracy road to press the country's new possibilities the hopes and the feel the buildings in johannesburg where his canvases.


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