Standing Committee to be briefed on disaster management preparedness and capacity

The Standing Committee on Local Government will be briefed by the Western Cape Department of Local Government on 17 May in respect of the winter preparedness plan for the province, the minimum disaster management and fire services resources recommended for municipalities, as well as the current capacity at municipalities across the province.


The briefing will commence as follows:


Date: Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Venue: Committee Room 2, 4th Floor, Western Cape Provincial Parliament, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town


Enquiries: Hon Masizole Mnqasela, Chairperson: Standing Committee on Local Government, Cell 084 628 4167, or Anneke Clark, Committee Co-ordinator, Tel 021 487 1717 or


Media enquiries: Matthys Odendal, New Media Officer, Tel 021 487 1714 or Email

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