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A Perfect Storm: Climate Change and Conflict (Kenya) #962252

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Samburu, Kenya: Martin Fletcher) The impact of 9 years of drought in Kenya featured; scenes shown of dead and dying cows and goats, villagers digging for water, “environmental refugees” at the Kakuma refugee camp, herdsmen driving cattle into Nairobi in search of grass; details given about conflicts over land and rising food prices. [Villager Jeremiah LaMORENI††- recounts an attack by rival tribesmen.] [Refugee “ENWIRLI††”– says we are begging for water.] [World Food Programme spokesperson Gabrielle MENEZES†- says this is the worst situation people have seen for the last 10 years.]

Williams, Brian;
Fletcher, Martin

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