Drought becomes apparent in the media worldwide

Two short reports on the current situation in the semi-arid region in the North-East of Brazil show how severe the socio-economic impact of the missing rainy season really is:

This video from AlJazeera was produced in Serrita (PE), only about 150km away from Floresta, in the Hinterland. The farmer estimates that recuperation from this damage will take 5 up to 10 years:


The other report maybe some of you have already watched on television (the link to the video is the upper image on the right):


Farmers with cattle cranes


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