More Than a Million People in Drought-Stricken Madagascar Face Food Shortages

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Southern madagascar more than a million people urgently need food and thousands faced dire famine conditions. The region is normally hot and dry but multiple years of severe drought have devastated harvests of maize rice and other staple crops on the african island massive dust. Storms and locus have ravaged. What few crops remain. There's very little sign of water on this theory. Little sign of vegetation as well showy fac role as with the world food program which provides emergency food aid in the hardest hit communities. She's met people who've been forced to eat wild. Cactus leaves and tubers to survive rates of severe. Malnutrition have spiked especially among children people. Living day in day out morning tonight every day with empty stomachs as the climate warms. Southern madagascar is expected to grow even hotter with more frequent droughts. None of these people in the south have contributed to the climate crisis. They don't drive cars. They don't like hanes. yes she says. The people of southern madagascar are already suffering the impacts of climate

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