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World: Fragile countries risk being ‘stuck in a cycle of conflict and climate disaster,’ Security Council told

Source: UN News Service Country: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, World
Climate change ­– and the shortages of water and food that come from it – is becoming increasingly linked to conflict, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday, warning that countries most vulnerable to drought and crop failure are also most vulnerable to conflict and fragility. “Climate change is inextricably linked to some of the most pressing security challenges of our time,” said Deputy Secretary-

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