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Episode 1: Somalia’s climate crisis and the fight against Al-Shabaab

In Somalia, droughts and floods wreak havoc. Both the national government of Somalia and the terror group, Al-Shabaab, vie for control of areas in the country – using climate change and water infrastructure as weapons. In the first episode of MAPPING CONFLICT, Crisis Group’s senior analyst, Nazanine Moshiri explains how Al-Shabaab uses local projects such as dams and canals as a means to control local populations.

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