Lonely lands……..

Namibia is currently facing it’s worst drought in over 30 years. Even though the government is handing out food in the hopes of curbing the situation they are still crying for help from the international community. Not only does the drought affect families that depend on their livestock for their livelihood it also affects the countries tourism which relies on the wildlife and nature reserves.

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I have bound the plains with an iron band,
I have stricken the slow streams dumb!
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To the charge of my vanguards who shall stand?
Who stay when my cohorts come?

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drought in Namibia

I am the Master, the dread King Drought,
And the great West Land is mine!-William Henry Ogilvie

images courtesy of bbc news