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Across the steppe, herds have been devastated by snow and sandstorms, which have increased in ferocity in recent years, leaving the open empty plains more open and empty than usual.<br />
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A series of vicious winters in Mongolia have devastated herds and ruined the livelihoods of traditional herders across the country. With no way to survive on the steppe, hundreds of thousands have descended on the capital, Ulan Batur, nearly doubling its population and creating a huge slum community that threatens to overwhelm available resources, including water, housing and employment.

Across the steppe, herds have been devastated by snow and sandstorms, which have increased in ferocity in recent years, leaving the open empty plains more open and empty than usual.

A series of vicious winters in Mongolia have devastated herds and ruined the livelihoods of traditional herders across the country. With no way to survive on the steppe, hundreds of thousands have descended on the capital, Ulan Batur, nearly doubling its population and creating a huge slum community...
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