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Mideast Nations Wake Up to Damage From Climate Change

An Afghan girl warms up her hands as she is resting from carrying the water in Balucha, Afghanistan. (Photographer: Mstyslav Chernov/AP)

An Afghan girl warms up her hands as she is resting from carrying the water in Balucha, Afghanistan. (Photographer: Mstyslav Chernov/AP)

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Cairo (AP) -- Temperatures in the Middle East have risen far faster than the world’s average in the past three decades. Precipitation has been decreasing, and experts predict droughts will come with greater frequency and severity.