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  • Three generations of this family lived in two large tents, known as gers, made out of heavy felt stretched over a wooden frame.

    Living History

  • Nearly half the population of 2.7 million are nomadic herders, who live in round, felt tents called gers and tend cattle, sheep, goats and yak.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Rochette's view of a land of opportunities is one at odds with many in this country, where about half the population live in tents known as gers and make their living from herding animals.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Ulan Bator has also seen a huge influx of former herders and farmers who live in felt tents known as gers or wooden shacks with no heat and little electricity, relying on the burning of coal, wood and dried dung to keep warm and cook meals.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Below them sits a city of more than 1 million people choked by traffic, where half the population lives in tiny tents known as gers without running water and flushing toilets, and where many children in the winter shelter in the squalor of the underground sewers to escape temperatures that average below - 20C.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Visitors sleep in traditional sustainable felt tents called gers and share a well with local herders, while nomads bring their animals to water there.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Ulan Bator's refugee problem began after the collapse of the Soviet Union, when herders facing new Russian export restrictions began to flee the harsh pastures and erect thick woollen tents known as "gers" on the hills that encircled the capital.

    Mineweb - Daily news headlines

  • Ulan Bator's refugee problem began after the collapse of the Soviet Union, when herders facing new Russian export restrictions began to flee the harsh pastures and erect thick woolen tents known as "gers" on the hills that encircled the capital.

    Scientific American

  • I also wanted to give people a chance to find new Nigerian blog (gers) and I think that part was successful.

    Interview Thursday:" Health workers need to realise they are professional" Sting

  • Moreover, its gers that were equipped with bathrooms had only toilets and cold-water sinks.

    Dunes Struck

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