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Climate change intensified rain that led to flood ‘catastrophe of enormous proportions’ in South Africa
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Climate change intensified rain that led to flood ‘catastrophe of enormous proportions’ in South Africa

16 May 2022

By the Climate Centre The probability of an event like the rainfall that resulted in last month’s flood disaster in the South African coastal provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape was approximately doubled by human-induced climate change, World Weather Attribution scientists said last week in their latest rapid assessment.The intensity of the event, meanwhile, increased by between 4 and 8 per cent.Scientists from France, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and[..]

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Red Cross ‘right in the middle of the response’ to KwaZulu-Natal floods

Red Cross ‘right in the middle of the response’ to KwaZulu-Natal floods

19 April 2022

By the Climate Centre (21 April update: the IFRC has now issued an emergency cash grant of more than 330,000[..]

IMF: Without adaptation Mideast and Central Asia face crippling losses from climate change

5 April 2022

By the Climate Centre Climate change is inflicting crippling losses in the Middle East and Central Asia, with low-income and[..]

IMF: Without adaptation Mideast and Central Asia face crippling losses from climate change