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South Africa Declares Cape Town Drought a National Disaster

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Source: blog.rhinoafrica.com
Source: blog.rhinoafrica.com

South Africa declared a national disaster over the persistent drought afflicting the southern and western regions, including Cape Town where city officials were recently able to push back its "Day Zero," the date when the taps are expected to run dry, according to Reuters. Running water for the population of 4 million has been affected by the drought which has been influenced by a wider pattern of climate change and shifting weather around the country, including the Western Cape, the Northern Cape, and the Eastern Cape provinces. The El Nino-triggered drought started more than two years ago and supplies have been slow to recover from the shortage that could now affect industrial and...

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