Rabat - The fatal stampede that erupted last week while food aid was being distributed in Sidi Boulaalam in the Essaouira province is still hitting the headlines. The incident, while unprecedented in recent history, did not come out of nowhere. A reportage by Moroccan news outlet H24 explores the poor living conditions and the lack of development resources and employment in the region.

Essaouira stampede
Safaa Kasraoui is a journalist at Morocco World News.