Disasters

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  • 12 Nov 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation on November 12th announced a series of interventions to support drought relief efforts throughout the country. The department’s Deputy Director General for Planning and
  • 10 Nov 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Johannesburg officials this week announced level 2 water rationing throughout the city. The measure will restrict watering of gardens during certain hours and prohibit the use of potable water to fill swimming pools or to wash
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa's Rand Water, the largest water utility in Africa, has urged consumers who rely on its daily supply of 3.653 billion liters to “use the water sparingly” because of persistent high temperatures in parts of the
  • 5 Oct 2012- 11:07 by Local Press Report ROME Bloomberg Businessweek Global food prices will probably stay high in the next six months after drought in the U.S. and Russia cut grain supplies, said the United Nations. The global market “will switch to a short supply mode” for the first time in two