A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
You know about climate change. You may already be doing your part to protect the environment. But, climate change is a human issue too—it's hitting the poorest people hardest. This is the first of a series of videos by Oxfam America on how climate change is affecting poor communities around the world. Watch the other videos: