All articles for the topic: Geography of South Africa

Flooded homes in Chokwe ©Hanna Butler/ IFRC

Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium Film

This short film captures the key messages and debates emerging from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium, held in November 2013.

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Managing coastal risks in Cape Town

Cape Town coastal defense (photo credit: Sean Wilson)

Cape Town has an extensive coastline. The city's coast provides economic opportunities, recreational spaces, and...

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Flooding in Graveyard pond

Shacks in the informal settlement of Graveyard Pond located in a stormwater detention pond (photo by Laura Drivdal 30.03.2011)

Introduction

The aim of this report is...

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Flooding in Egoli

Children playing in still-standing water, illustrating how the water stays in the paths of the settlement after only one night of rainfall (photo by Laura Drivdal 1.9.2010...

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Rhodes University

Located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Rhodes is a small university which enjoys the distinction of having among the best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in So

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Climate Change Think Tank

Source: City of Cape Town

Cape Town's Climate Change Think Tank was set up in 2009 based on recognising that in order to tackle the fundamental challenge posed to...

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Climate Change at the City Scale

Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Cape Town

by Anton Cartwright, Susan Parnell, Gregg Oelofse and Sarah Ward 

Climate change impacts are scale and context specific, and...

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