National policies and plans

2019

The National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (NCCAS) of South Africa provides a common vision of climate change adaptation and climate resilience for the country and outlines priority areas for achieving this vision. The NCCAS is an important step

Department of Environmental Affairs
2018

The National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (NCCAS) provides a common vision of climate change adaptation and resilience for the country, and outlines priority areas for achieving this vision.

The NCCAS is an important step forward for South Africa

Department of Environmental Affairs
2017

This guideline, developed in terms of Section 19(a) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002) (DMA) and section 3.6 of the National Disaster Management Framework, 2005 (NDMF) provides a uniform structure and checklist to organs of state to

South Africa - government
2015

This Act amends the Disaster Management Act, 2002, so as to substitute and insert certain definitions; to clarify policy focus on rehabilitation and functioning of disaster management centres; to align the functions of the National Disaster Management

South Africa - government
2015

This bill amends the Disaster Management Act, 2002. The amendments include the following:

  • clarification of policy focus on rehabilitation and functioning of disaster management centres
  • alignment of the functions of the National Disaster Management
South Africa - government
2014

This plan aims to provide a broad framework for health sector action toward adaptation to climate change. The specific objectives of the plan are to describe the economic, environmental and health context for the proposals contained in the White Paper

South Africa - government
2011

This disaster management policy aims to alleviate the impact of disasters on communal or small scale farmers, emerging and commercial farmers through buffering the detrimental effects that the disasters have upon their production as vell in reducing the

Limpopo Provincial Government
2011

The policy outlined in this Green Paper serves as the embodiment of the South African Government's commitment to a fair contribution to the stabilisation of global greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere and the protection of the country and its

Department of Environmental Affairs
2009

This plan explores indicators on how climate change may affect sustainable development within the City of Johannesburg. It builds upon a completed risk and vulnerability assessment and provides an understanding of challenges and opportunities facing

City of Johannesburg
2005

The national disaster management framework comprises four key performance areas (KPAs) and three supportive enablers required to achieve the objectives set out in the KPAs. The KPAs and enablers are informed by specified objectives and, as required by the

South Africa - government