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
Garden Route Fires 2017, Knysna fires 2017, knysna rises
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10 Facts you should know about the Training Layoff Scheme

The Training Layoff Scheme provides an alternative to retrenchment whereby the employment relationship is suspended whilst employees go on a skills training programme The Training Layoff Scheme is entirely voluntary and is based upon…
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Devastating wildfire in Portugal a replica of what happened in the Southern Cape (Knysna/ Plett) Fires

Exactly how the respective RSA/ Portugal fires started is almost academic by now, but, recent devastating wild fires in both Portugal and the Southern Cape were in intensified to the extreme by the prevalence of invasive alien plants, says Cobus…
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After 39 square miles burn, the landscape rehabilitation continues

Article by Lucian Deaton  After a wildfire has made the headlines, the often unreported risks of soil erosion and flooding remains.  The difficult work of landscape restoration begins. In early June, wildfires burned over 39 square miles…
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Veldfire Fuel Type H for Home

Article: Val Charlton, Landworks NPC When veldfires burn, a home is just more fuel in its path. Wildland firefighters in the USA call it fuel type H. Yet research in the USA has proven that, when firewise precautions have been taken, most…
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Update about asbestos in the Garden Route

An Accredited Asbestos Inspection Authority was appointed by Eden District Municipality to assess all the 1197 confirmed structures that were destroyed or damaged by the recent fire disaster in Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. The purpose of the…
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Stilbaai omgewing herstel stadig na Januarie brande

Artikel verskaf deur die Suid-Kaap Grondeienaars Inisiatief (www.scli.org.za) 'n Werksgroep van die die Suid-Kaap Grondeienaars Inisiatief, (SCLI), Die Suid- Kaap Brandbestrydings Assosiasie (SCFPA), die nuutgestigte Garden Route Rebuild…
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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…
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Update on Garden Route Rebuild initiative

7 August 2017 - The Garden Route Rebuild (GRR) initiative has recorded significant progress since its establishment two weeks ago. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (7 August 2017) released an update on the work of…
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Zapping aliens

Article: Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa At very short notice WESSA tried to get the young folk to use just an hour on a Sunday afternoon to bring the family and pull out the small wattles that are regrowing after the fire…