Aldo Rogerio da Costa Araujo unloads cactus from a delivery truck on his small farm near Sao Jose do Egito, in Pernambuco state. The semi-arid region known as the sertao has annual dry seasons, but 2012 is considered the worst in decades. Araujo cannot grow enough feed animals and pays for the cactus in order for his animals to survive.
Headline: Drought in Northeast Brazil
Author: Douglas Engle/Archivolatino
Date created: 7 Jan 2013
File size: 3.1MB
City: Sao Jose do Egito
Keywords: brazil, drought, seca, northeast, sertao, water, pernambuco, engle
Copyright: Douglas Engle/Archivolatino