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South Africa

South Africa’s pledge for older persons

14 Oct 2014, UNISDR AF

North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, said the events of the past two days are very important because of the opportunity provided to local governments of the North West to recognize the role that senior citizens can play in making sure 'we entrench and strengthen democracy'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
  • Website:http://www.dwaf.gov.za/
  • Contact:Deputy Director Veldfires Regulation
  • Phone:012 334 0404 0828845541


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
  • Website:http://www.dwaf.gov.za/
  • Contact:Deputy Director Veldfires Regulation
  • Phone:012 334 0404 0828845541
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2004 15,000,000
Drought 1988 1,320,000
Drought 1986 850,000
Storm 1984 500,000
Drought 1995 300,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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