drought

 
Government lifts national drought state of disaster
Government lifts national drought state of disaster
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday announced that the national state of disaster over drought had...
Dairy factory in Mossel Bay goes drought-friendly
Dairy factory in Mossel Bay goes drought-friendly
A Nestlé dairy factory in the Garden Route town of Mossel Bay has figured out a way to reduce its reliance on municipal water by extracting water...
Resource scarcity, climate change linked to conflict and displacement
Resource scarcity, climate change linked to conflict and displacement
Governments around the world are engaged in a series of talks that could fundamentally alter how the movement of people across borders is managed....
The City of Cape Town denounces iceberg solution to water crisis
The City of Cape Town denounces iceberg solution to water crisis
With Day Zero still a real threat for Cape Town’s immediate future, salvage expert Nick Sloane has come up with a novel solution: lasso an...
Increasing our resilience to extreme weather and climate events
Increasing our resilience to extreme weather and climate events
As much as South Africa’s climate variations are characterised by severe spatial and temporal fluctuations in rainfall, with a record...
Why blaming conflicts in Africa on climate change is misguided
Why blaming conflicts in Africa on climate change is misguided
The role of water crises in conflicts in places like Syria, Nigeria and Iran often feature in media and
Icebergs: A new water source for Cape Town
Icebergs: A new water source for Cape Town
South African marine salvage expert Nick Sloane, who sprang to international fame when he refloated the massive Costa Concordia wreck in the...
Could this be the second major city on the verge of a 'day zero'?
Could this be the second major city on the verge of a 'day zero'?
In the township of Chamanculo, in Maputo, 
Day Zero in 2019 determined by April's rainfall
Day Zero in 2019 determined by April's rainfall
In three weeks’ time experts will be able to say with some certainty whether Cape Town is likely to get enough rain this year to avoid a Day Zero...
Capetonians continue to save water
Capetonians continue to save water
Capetonians have made a “considerable achievement” in lowering water consumption even after the announcement that Day Zero will not be expected...
Cape farmers lose 25% of orchards, vineyards as result of drought
Cape farmers lose 25% of orchards, vineyards as result of drought
Drought-stricken farmers in the Western Cape have had to abandon at least a quarter of their high-value vineyards and deciduous fruit orchards...

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