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UN declares 2025 to 2034 the decade to combat increasing sand and dust storms from Africa to China

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Sand and Dust Storms
July 10, 2024

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday declared 2025 to 2034 the United Nations Decade on Combating Sand and Dust Storms — extreme weather events that are increasing and threatening health and economies from central Africa to northern China.

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