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UN: Drought-hit Central America Must Help Farmers Withstand Climate Change

Aid groups and governments in drought-hit countries in Central America need to boost the resilience of communities struggling to feed themselves and invest more in agriculture if the region is to recover from recurrent drought, the United Nations said. Two consecutive years of drought linked to El Nino — a warming of the Pacific Ocean's surface that causes hot and drier conditions — have battered subsistence farmers in Central America's "dry corridor" running through...

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