Mapping Conflict
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Mapping Conflict

In this video series, Crisis Group experts use satellite imagery to examine developments in local and regional conflicts.

Episode 1: Somalia's Climate Crisis and the Fight against Al-Shabaab

In Somalia, droughts and floods wreak havoc. Both the national government of Somalia and the Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab, vie for control of areas in the country – using climate change and water infrastructure as weapons.

In the first episode of “Mapping Conflict”, Nazanine Moshiri, Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Climate, Environment and Conflict in Africa explains how Al-Shabaab uses local projects such as dams and canals as a means to control local populations.

Episode 1

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