Madagascar faces starvation crisis amid record drought

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People in Madagascar are on the verge of starvation after the worst drought in 40 years.

The UN’s food agency says there’s a desperate need for aid, with malnutrition more than doubling in the past four months.

Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports.

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