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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018. 5:15 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Villagers from Monkey River, Toledo, are reportedly concerned by rapidly increasing soil erosion occurring along their riverbank.
Pictures provided to BBN show the severe extent of which the land is eroding. The village’s cemetery, apparently located near the riverside, has been washing away and broken tombs can be seen littering the edge of the land and water.
According to one villager, applications have been made to the Government of Belize for sand to be dumped along the riverbank, but so far nothing has been done to assist the community.
She reveals that villagers have acquired few geo-textile tubes, which are used to create a barrier between the riverbank and the water in order to slow down the erosion process, but they are aware that this is only temporary solution.
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