Red Cross Chief Blames Climate Change, Water Stress For Niger, Mali Violence

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GENEVA, Switzerland

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also effects of climate change that have diminished usable land and created unpredictable water resources.