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Cities are under strain as climate change drives a new wave of migration

Fresh fish in crates

Cyclones are devastating fishing communities, leading to economic migration. Image: Unsplash/Duangphorn Wiriya

Kim Harrisberg
Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Carey L. Biron
Writer and Editor, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Frozen fish and meat in the freezer at the Praia Nova fish market in Beira, Mozambique. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kim Harrisberg

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Freetown Mayor Yvonne Denise Aki-Sawyerr talks with participants of a program creating waste management jobs for youths, including rural migrants. Image: (Handout photo by Freetown City Council)
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Samuel Simango, who will be managing the fish market renovation project, stands beneath the roof damaged by Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kim Harrisberg
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