“The Sahel is also on the front lines of the climate crisis, with temperatures increasing at 1.5 times the global average. This is exacerbating underlying vulnerabilities of states to manage rapidly growing populations, environmental destruction, natural hazard-related disasters, a reversal of development gains, and encroachment by non-state actors. It is also aggravating conflicts over scarce resources.”

https://www.unhcr.org/news/briefing/2022/2/61fcf11c4/insecurity-drives-burkinabe-exile-further-straining-fragile-sahel-region.html

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