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From droughts to loss of glaciers: Here's the state of African climate ahead of COP27

By 2030, high-water stress will have displaced 700 million people in Africa. Image: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis SEARCH "KONSTANTINIDIS MADAGASCAR DROUGHT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.

Claire Ransom
Assistant Scientific Officer, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
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Declining water levels of Lake Chad in Africa from January 1973 to May 2018
Declining water levels of Lake Chad in Africa from January 1973 to May 2018 Image: United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), based on Landsat images from the United States Geological Survey

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