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Loss and Damage: Why climate reparations are top of the agenda at COP27

COP27: Climate reparations aim to help developing countries recover from climate disasters like floods and violent storms. Image: REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Abhinav Chugh

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In Pakistan, water has begun to recede, but large swaths of farmland remain waterlogged as food shortages loom and waterborne diseases spread
In Pakistan, water has begun to recede, but large swaths of farmland remain waterlogged as food shortages loom and waterborne diseases spread Image: NASA Earth Observatory - NOAA-20 — VIIRS, Published October 14 2022

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In Nigeria, the rainy season was especially harsh in 2022. Towards the top of the image, floodwater had inundated numerous communities along the banks of the Benue and Niger rivers. Near their confluence, floodwater inundated Lokoja, the capital city of the state of Kogi. Flooding continued to the south, including a noticeably widespread area spanning southern Kogi and the northern part of Anambra state.
In Nigeria, the rainy season was especially harsh in 2022. Towards the top of the image, floodwater had inundated numerous communities along the banks of the Benue and Niger rivers. Near their confluence, floodwater inundated Lokoja, the capital city of the state of Kogi. Flooding continued to the south, including a noticeably widespread area spanning southern Kogi and the northern part of Anambra state. Image: NASA Earth Observatory (OLI-2) on Landsat 9, June 12 and October 2, 2022

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