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    Causes Of Soil Erosion In Pakistan

  • Soil erosion in GB

    SOIL erosion in Gilgit-Baltisitan has become a major problem...

    The Shigar valley on the bank of the Shigar river is the most affected area, and there is constant soil erosion...

  • Qaim orders probe into causes of Sujawal bund erosion

    THATTA: An inquiry has been ordered into what was officially described as “active and severe erosion” that caused considerable damage to the S...

    In compliance with the CM’s special directives, a committee comprising two technocrats, Idrees Rajput and Bashir Ahmed Dahar, was on Tuesday assigned the task of looking into the active and severe erosion caused by the breach...

  • Authorities unmoved by increasing erosion

    GUJRAT: Hundreds of acres of fertile land of villages along the bank of the Chenab have been flushed away by the river due to consistent erosion...

    The residents of the aforementioned villages have urged Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to take notice of the erosion and negligence by the authorities concerned in addressing the serious problem of the area...

  • 20 Bajwat villages face land erosion by Chenab

    SIALKOT: Land erosion by the River Chenab that had been affecting far-off Bajwat villages was now threatening 20 more in the area, causing serious concern among local population...

    “We had faced the devastating floods in the River Chenab (in 2014) and now we are threatened by land erosion,” said a farmer of Papeen village...

  • Flooding, erosion eat up villages, crops

    LAYYAH: A medium level flood in the River Indus wrecked havoc in the riverine belt of Layyah on Saturday while erosion along the river has engulfed three villages displacing 500 people in Union Council Bait Wasawa Shumali near Kot Sultan...

    “More than 20,000 kanals of Mauza Khanwala has been engulfed by the river erosion in the last five months,” said Ayub Gurmani with tears in eyes...

  • Erosion-hit people cry out for govt help

    LAYYAH: The residents of the areas threatened by Indus waters erosion have started moving to safer areas along with their belongings and cattle as river water level has started rising...

    The residents, including Atta Muhammad, Nasir Khan and Ikhalq Ahmed told Dawn the government had announced Rs10 million grant for dykes and spurs to avert river erosion in the area...

  • ‘Timely action saves large area from erosion’

    BAHAWALPUR: An operation involving heavy machinery and manpower by officials of the irrigation department has helped avert massive erosion of the Minchin bund of the river Sindh near Samoka village about 65 kilometres from Rahim Yar Khan...

    This was claimed by Chief Engineer, Irrigation, Bahawalpur Zone Muhammad Younus Bhatti who said as the reports of a possible erosion near Samoka reached the irrigation department on...

  • Erosion of home and hearth

    LAYYAH: Continuous erosion of the river Indus has spread to thousands of acres of land and displaced a large number of families...

    The river erosion has been going on for the last six years and stretched to nine-kilometre fertile land in Mauza Lohanch and Dullo Nashaib...

  • Spur erosion puts villages at flooding risk

    Farmers told reporters they feared if the erosion continued, crops and houses in Jhallar Saglay, Chak 58/3-GB and Basti Mumtaz Wali would be inundated...

    Irrigation Department employees, manning the spur, said they had tried to stop the erosion but now they were unable to stop the damage to the spur...

  • Severe bund erosion threatens Sujawal, sows fear across district

    Monarki Bund — serving as flood-protective shield for Sujawal town and its surrounding villages — hundreds of people came out of their houses and rushed to the site on Sunday and most of them started making efforts to stop the erosion process...

    The news of the imminent threat reached Sujawal town — just six kilometres away from the site of erosion — like a wildfire sowing panic and fear in the entire district...

  • Relentless erosion of land, hope

    MUZAFFARGARH: About nine villages consisting of more than 100 houses have been swept away in the River Indus erosion in Kot Addu, 75 kilometres from the Muzaffargarh city area...

    He said a decade ago he had planted dozens of mango tress on his five acres but in the last three days the erosion had taken away the grown up trees...

  • Land erosion threatens several villages

    SAHIWAL: Continuous land erosion by River Sutlej near Baba Farid Bridge poses flood threat to several villages...

    According to local sources, with 35,467 cusecs from Head Balloki flowing in the river, the land erosion near the bridge, that connects Pakpattan with Minchanabad, has sped up...

  • Displacement — a casualty of Indus erosion

    LAYYAH: Unending erosion by the river Indus has forced hundreds of people in the riverine belt throughout the district to shift to safer places...

    The land erosion by the river has been recurring time and again for the last few years and the authorities concerned seem indifferent to the plight of the people who have lost their home and hearth...

  • Erosion makes people homeless

    LAYYAH: The Indus river erosion forced the residents of 15 villages to leave their dwellings on Eid...

    The erosion has plagued a number of places in the district and successive governments have failed to solve the issue...

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