The effects of climate change in Africa are being felt by people all over the continent. Weather changes have affected the health, livelihoods, food productivity, water availability, and overall security of the people. According to the Climate Change Vulnerability Index for 2015, seven out of the ten countries most at risk from climate change are in the continent. During the past 25 years, the number of weather-related disasters has doubled, resulting in very unfortunate situations for Africans. Here are 9 pictures that will give you perspective.
1. Affecting the ecosystem
Climate change is causing the salinization in some area’s mangroves.
3. Fighting for survival
Drought-affected families travel miles in order to find water.