Eighteen Bedouin tribes of the Negev Desert and their 70,000 head of sheep and cattle have begun a trek from the draught-stricken pastures to a region north of Beersheba.
GV Tribe on route with sheep.
SV Sheep towards.
CU Bedouin farmer watching.
LV Sheep running.
GV Sheep and Bedouins towards.
SV Towards Children carried on donkeys.
CU Child on donkey.
SV Child being carried on donkey.
LV Tribe on route with sheeps.
LV Mass of sheep coming down hillside.
CU Of sheep.
SV Man eating.
LV Boy past with camel.
SV PAN Woman carrying boy on shoulder.
Back V Bedouin family past.
SV Men putting sheep on back of donkey.
CU Sheep on donkey.
LV Bedouins with sheep.
SV Bedouins with horse and foal.
Back V. Bedouin riding away.
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Background: Eighteen Bedouin tribes of the Negev Desert and their 70,000 head of sheep and cattle have begun a trek from the draught-stricken pastures to a region north of Beersheba. The Bedouins were allocated an area of 200,000 dunams of pasture land by the Military Government where they will graze their livestock for three months. The scant rainfall this year has caused million of poundsworth of damage in the south where crops on the land tilled by these Bedouin nomads have failed miserably. One Bedouin sheikh recently advertised 3,000 sheep for sale because of the draught.