The Village that vanished beneath the Nile

United States, 1964

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The building of the Aswan Dam on the Nile necessitated the resettlement of the 45,000 people of Wadi Halfa - a town on the border of Egypt and the Sudan. Shows traditional Arab life along the river, and the movement of the people 800 miles south.


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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations






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