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An African farmer with his herd of goats.
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As a result of the drought, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network expects staple food prices to be higher across the region than in both 2023 and the five-year average.
Dialogue Earth
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The researchers used a case study research design for the inquiry intended to recommend adaptive capacity and reduce disaster risks in informal settlements in the eMalahleni Local Municipality (eLM) in Mpumalanga province, South Africa.
African students using water taps
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A severe storm hit South Africa’s Western Cape province between 6 and 9 April 2024, with extreme winds gusting at up to 135km/h. The storm left a trail of destruction across Cape Town and surrounding areas.
Conversation Media Group, the
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This study aimed to compare how vulnerable informal and formal households are to disaster risks in Bekkersdal mining area in the Rand West City municipality, using a mixed method.
Hands planting a tree
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A new project will use solutions found in nature to improve the resilience of 2.2 million people in Dire Dawa (Ethiopia), Kigali (Rwanda), and Johannesburg (South Africa).
International Institute for Sustainable Development
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This brief displays the May 2024 updates for the Early Warnings 4 All initiative.
Early Warnings for All initiative (EW4All)
Nairobi, Kenya
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By coming together, embracing Indigenous knowledge and empowering citizens, cities can become a beacon of resilience and prosperity.
World Economic Forum
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The study assessed the relationship between drought and cattle destocking as well as factors that affect farmers’ destocking decision. The relationship between drought and cattle destocking was assessed using correlation analysis.

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