Rwanda is known as "le pays des milles collines" €-- the land of a thousand hills. Weather varies by altitude; for farmers, detailed forecasts can make a huge difference. Francesco Fiondella/International Research Institute for Climate and Society hide caption

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Turns Out You Do Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blew

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Dozens of Hutu refugees flee fighting between Hutus and Tutsis in Kigali, Rwanda, in April 1994, about a month before an internal White House email on the possible consequences of calling the killings a genocide. Jean-March Bouju/AP hide caption

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NPR's Jackie Northam reporting from Rwanda during the country's genocide in 1994. NPR hide caption

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A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

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Former Rwandan army chief General Augustin Bizimungu in July, 1994. VINCENT AMALVY/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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