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Garden Route Fires 2017, Knysna fires 2017, knysna rises

Garden Route fires: team visits to assess rehabilitation funding applications

A team of ten people - including quantity surveyors, project managers, environmental consultants, and engineers - is currently working in the Garden Route to assess applications for grant funding in the wake of the storms and fires that tore…
Garden Route Fires 2017, Knysna fires 2017, knysna rises

Mudslide update

Article: Cabral Wicht In preparation of the anticipated rain over the weekend of 6 August, emergency services within the Eden District were placed on standby. Due to the impact of the recent fires, the rainfall increased the risk of mudslides…
Garden Route Fires 2017, Knysna fires 2017, knysna rises

Post-fire environmental rehabilitation

Article by Herman Pieters in collaboration with Pam Booth (Knysna Municipality) and Nandi Mgwadlamba (SANParks) The dry and warm climate trends across the globe are conducive to a variety of natural disasters. Dry weather makes green vegetation…
Garden Route Fires 2017, Knysna fires 2017, knysna rises