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Climate change is threatening security in Central Asia. Here are 4 ways to reduce the risk

A ruined ship lays on a salinated part of the Aral Sea coastline near the village of Akespe, south-western Kazakhstan, April 16, 2017. Akespe, home to some 250 people, and Karateren, inhabited by about 150, used to be dominated by fishermen until the water receded too far away - but it is now back in Karateren. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov     SEARCH "ENVIRONMENT ARAL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. - RC1EEAC85A10

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Central Asia is defined as the region that consists of five states: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Corruption, a lack of transparency and public participation each help diminish the region’s capacity to prevent social shocks (Source: World Bank 2017, Transparency International, 2017). Image: Central Asia Climate-related security risk assessment
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