Poverty-hit families at mercy of climate change

News Letter: Farming communities in Nicaragua are facing a battle to protect their property against natural disasters sparked by global warming, BEN LOWRY found during a visit with the charity Christian Aid AFTER years of gradual erosion, Juana Zapata’s house is in danger of being washed away, and climate change seems to be the reason why. The 45-year-old mother-of-six owns a simple shack that is typical of the electricity-less homes found across rural Nicaragua. Her house sits on sun-baked land that......

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