Question NW1006 to the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
14 October 2019 - NW1006
Opperman, Ms G to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
(1) What steps can she take to force the Northern Cape provincial executive to comply with the legislative requirements for establishing a functioning disaster management centre considering that the province is experiencing the worst drought in 50 years without a disaster management centre or a disaster management framework in place; (2) Whether the Northern Cape has been proclaimed a provincial disaster area because of the severe drought; if not, (a) why not and (b) on what date will it be gazetted?
The information requested by the Honourable Member is not readily available in the Department. The information will be submitted to the Honourable Member as soon as it is available