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

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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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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