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Extreme weather deepens crisis for Kashmir's nomadic tribes

By Ashutosh Sharma | Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:30 PM
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JAMMU, India (Thomas Reuters Foundation) - Some half a million nomads in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir are losing the battle to maintain their way of life amid conflict, scarce development opportunities and a changing climate.

Every year, as winter gives way to spring in the Jammu region, the nomads of the Bakarwal and Gujjar tribes set out on their seasonal migration, a tradition they have ...

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