Tajikistan risks calamity over climate change: Oxfam

Agence France-Presse: Tajikistan faces potentially calamitous food and water shortages unless action is taken to mitigate the effects of climate change, including rapidly retreating glaciers, Oxfam warned on Wednesday. The British charity said the Central Asian country's glaciers in the Pamir Mountains are in retreat and one and a half million people were already suffering food insecurity after years of drought. "Entire swathes of the rural population of Tajikistan have already suffered greatly in ......

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