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Crisis proofing South Africa’s water security

8 Nov 2018, Conversation Media Group, the

Erratic rainfall and increasing water demand are compromising South Africa's future development. To crisis proof its water security, South Africa must close the gap on water supply and demand, improve its water quality infrastructure, and draft an integrated water security strategy that contains measurable metrics for better tracking and accountability.


    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

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