WATCH | People resort to eating clay to stave off hunger in drought-hit Madagascar

People in Madagascar are mixing clay and tamarind to eat in an effort to stave off hunger.

The country has been suffering for more than a year without rain, and drought conditions means staple foods cannot grow. 

People in small villages are dying from hunger. 

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