News and Speeches for Department of Local Government | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Local Government

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign aims to mitigate Fire & Flood Risk in Vulnerable

21 January 2016

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre, through the Department of Local Government, will launch the 2016 Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign on 22 January 2016. Read More

Overberg Fire Update

18 January 2016

Disaster Management Entities in the Western Cape remain under pressure and have been combating multiple wildfires across the province over the past weekend. Read More

Kannaland electricity situation being addressed

15 January 2016

The Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell, is aware of the challenges being experienced in Kannaland municipality with regards to electricity. Read More

Firefighters battling huge fires

13 January 2016

Extreme weather conditions have contributed to huge fires across the Western Cape over the past ten days. Firefighting entities are working hard to bring the various fires under control. Read More