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The Gathering Storm- Mountain Drought

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The last mountain road you drive through en route to the village of Ha Tsui is called the God Help Me Pass, and after a few days in the village it is easy to see why. The mountains of Lesotho have seen declining snow and rainfall in recent years, and for the people of Ha Tsui, poor harvests have become the norm leading many to migrate to South Africa in search of work.

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Produced by: IRIN Humanitarian News and Analysis
Year: 2008
Language: Various

 

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