There are a few downsides to living in a berm
If true, we would expect to observe a clear dichotomy in berm
height between boxes with small and large holes.
Abdul-Kareem Ali Mahmoud, from Rakaba Hamandan, which is one of those villages, said they create barriers although "the area is not safe and we don't create berms
until now because we have our people--groups of guards protecting the villages.
So, sometime this winter I might drain the pond, peel back about 12 inches of soil from around the edge and across the berm
, and replace the plastic with pond liner.
Suddenly he lost his footing and went sliding down the other side of the berm
The MINURSO MACC has identified Four principle objectives for the programme in Western Sahara, in keeping with the UN Inter-Agency Mine Action Strategy 2013-2018: 1) Protection of UN personnel, refugee, returnee and local populations from the threat of mines and ERW 2) Strengthen and expand existing local capacities to coordinate physical, psycho-social and economic rehabilitation and reintegration of mine/ERW survivors 3) UN personnel, humanitarian actors along with local and refugee populations can access land that was previously contaminated and/or perceived to be contaminated 4) Local capacity is improved to address mine/ERW threats on both sides of the berm
This is compared to traditional methods of berm
Spectators at the rally sit atop an 8- to 10-foot-high earth berm
that is supposed to stop out-of-control vehicles that get through a 2-foot-deep mudpit that runs alongside the racing lanes.
Given the soft nature of the sand and the size of the vehicle, it would have been easy for them to not sense that they had ran over something,'' Feiler said, adding the officers likely couldn't see the woman at the bottom of the berm
On any lot--flat or sloping--a dry creek bed built into a berm
can channel water in the right direction.
Next to the river, it was as close as 6 inches to the surface, so very little fill material was available for berm
The numbers on this broad swath make it a landing strip, elevated, presumably on an earthen berm
, just high enough that it hasn't yet slipped beneath the shimmering waters that cover neatly everything around it.