How drought is making life harder in southern Mauritania

Little and erratic rainfall in the previous season is having a serious impact on people’s food security and livelihoods

Most inhabitants of some pastoral villages are now women and children. Photo: WFP/Adrien Rebours
Men have left the villages to go to work in fields elsewhere and send remittances to families. Photo: WFP/Adrien Rebours
Women are forced to make hard choices in order to feed their families. Photo: WFP/Adrien Rebours

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