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Dust Storm in Southern Afghanistan : Stock Photo
Due to decades of conflict, poor water management, and six years of drought, the once vital Hamoun Wetlands have almost completely dried up. The newly exposed silt is easily picked up on the wind, and dust storms frequently sweep through the Sistan Basin where the wetlands were located.

Dust Storm in Southern Afghanistan

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Due to decades of conflict, poor water management, and six years of drought, the once vital Hamoun Wetlands have almost completely dried up. The newly exposed silt is easily picked up on the wind, and dust storms frequently sweep through the Sistan Basin where the wetlands were located.
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