THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT ACT 57 of 2002: MEASURES TO ADDRESS, PREVENT AND COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID -19

The Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 intends to provide for:

  • an integrated and co-ordinated disaster management policy that focuses on preventing or reducing the risk of disasters, mitigating the severity of disasters, emergency preparedness, rapid and effective response to disasters and post-disaster recovery;
  • the establishment of national, provincial and municipal disaster management centres;
  • disaster management volunteers; and
  • matters incidental thereto.

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