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‘Waiting for miracles’

Day Zero is postponed to 2019. Visit for a link to the Day Zero dashboard.

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‘Waiting for miracles’

How Cape Town beat the drought’ by Joseph Cotterill, Financial Times, 2 May 2018.

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Interviews with Lord Nicholas Stern, 5 February 2015, 13 November 2016 and 7 February 2018. The Stern Review: The economics of climate change, HM Treasury 2006.

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‘Waiting for miracles’

‘Cape of storms to come’ by Diana Neille, Marelise van der Merwe and Leila Dougan, Daily Maverick, 27 October 2017.

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‘Waiting for miracles’

‘Cape Town will not run out of water’ by Monique Natlock, Eyewitnessnews, 17 August 2017.

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‘Waiting for miracles’

‘Waiting for the rain in parched Cape Town’, Deutsche Welle, 31 March 2017.

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‘Cape Town’s water crisis: driven by politics more than drought’ by David W Oliver, News24, 14 December 2017.

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‘“Day zero”: how drought, water mismanagement, politics led to crisis’ by Morgan Winsor, ABC News website.