Climate Change Threatens Somaliland With Disaster

The self-declared republic of Somaliland is one of the world's most vulnerable places to climate change. Poor and drought-hit, and without legal status as a country, it is struggling to adapt for the future. Researchers say that average daily maximum temperatures have risen by about a degree over the last 30 or so years, to about 34 degrees Celsius (93 Fahrenheit). There has been a marked increase in the number of dry seasons and that has hit crops and the herds of goats, camel, sheep and cattle that are the backbone of Somaliland's economy.

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