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7 June 2019  Garden Route Annual Fire Commemoration Event and Climate Change Indaba             Click on/Move cursor over the presentation link to download the PDF-file. 1. National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for South Africa: Lindelani Mudau (DEA) PRESENTATION LINK: NCCAS Presentation L Mudau 2. Garden Route District Climate Change Adaptation …

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11 June 2019 Water security, floods and wildfires in the Garden Route remain priorities in environmental planning for the region The recent Knysna Fire Commemoration event and Garden Route Climate Change Indaba, hosted by the Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) at the Wilderness Hotel in the Southern Cape on 7 June, was a crucial event in …

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May 2019 “The June 2017 Knysna wildfire disaster was the biggest natural disaster South Africa has experienced in recent memory, with several lives lost, hundreds of homes burnt to ash, livelihoods lost or badly affected, and severe damage to the environment,” says Cobus Meiring of the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI). SCLI is a public …

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May 2019 “As the Garden Route commemorates the June 2017 wildfire disaster and prepares to host a Climate Change Indaba, climate-change-related disasters are on the increase in sub-Saharan Africa,” says Dr Nina Viljoen, Manager: Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) and a spokesperson for the Garden Route …

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May 2019 Forum to review climate readiness at Climate Change and Adaption Indaba “Blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, the Garden Route can be a deadly deceiving place, as the recent wildfire catastrophes and crippling drought proved,” says Dr Nina Viljoen, Manager: Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Garden Route District …

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May 2019 “Failure of ecological infrastructure in KwaZulu-Natal worsens the impact of recent floods, and the Garden Route must learn from the severe disaster,” says Dr Nina Viljoen, Manager, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) and a spokesperson for the Garden Route Environmental Forum. According to Dr …

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16 April 2019 The Annual Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) event, to be hosted on 7 June to mark the devastating wildfire that ravaged the town and surrounds of Knysna in 2017, will broaden its scope in order to also look at the effects of climate change in the region,” says Garden Route District Municipality …

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8 April 2019 “The Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM), incorporating the Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF), is looking at the establishment of an annual commemoration event for the 2017 Knysna fires. The forum is currently planning to host a seminar on Friday June 7 to review the environmental preparedness of the Southern Cape regarding risks …

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