Oshana Region, Ministry of Environment move to prevent veld fires

Oshana Region, Ministry of Environment move to prevent veld fires

The Oshana Regional Council and the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism have started clearing cross-cutting lines in the Uuvudhiya constituency in the Oshana Region, to prevent the destruction of thousands of hectors of grazing by veld fire.
Veld fires are sometimes caused by the improper disposal of household ash, but it can also be caused by natural occurrences such as lightning.