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A woman dries tapioca next to a Shell gas flare at night in Uzere. There is little understanding or education of the risks posed by the flares and little physical prevention to stop the practice. Women have discovered that a process, that once took many days to carry out under the sun, can be completed in just a few hours using the heat of a flare. However, in doing so the women and children involved are exposing themselves to poisonous fumes.