The IMC on drought to report on the latest drought status: 8 Sep

7 Sep 2016

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Drought will host a media briefing on the latest status regarding the country’s drought. The on-going dry season and the upcoming summer months have an implication on what South Africa should expect in the medium to long term. This includes the relief efforts already underway and the implications going forward.

The members of the media are invited as follows:
Date:              Thursday, 08 September 2016
Time:             12h00
Venue:           Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town

NB: There will be a video link to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street (corner Festival Street), HATFIELD, Pretoria.

For media RSVPs contact:
Mbali Mabena: 012 336 8337 / 073 623 8275 / mabenam@dws.gov.za
Themba Khumalo: 012 336 8270 / 082 802 3432 / khumalot@dws.gov.za

Enquiries:
Sputnik Ratau: Department of Water and Sanitation: (Departmental Spokesperson) on 082 874 2942 / 072 024 6794 / rataus@dwa.gov.za
Legadima Leso: Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on 083 378 9495 / legadimal@cogta.gov.za

Issued by GCIS on behalf of The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Drought

Year: 
2016
Media Statement date: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016