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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.
17th Jun, 17 | Posted by Rob Kelly
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.

Human activities, including overgrazing by livestock and over-cutting of trees for firewood, had reduced the vegetation cover on the steep hillsides. Even small amounts of rain caused soil erosion and flooding downstream, and a deep gully had formed which split the community in half.