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10 June 2021 - 20:20 By tanya farber

According to the Institute for Security Studies, by the end of May this year all nine provinces in SA had experienced a drought in 2021. Meanwhile the Western Cape had also suffered a series of devastating wildfires.

The International Disaster Database also reported the country has had “90 noticeable weather-related disasters since the early 1980s” and these events have caused about “R95bn in associated economic losses” while directly affecting about 22 million South Africans...

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