Media Statements

IMC on Drought to Report on the Latest Drought Status

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:              12:00


Venue:           Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town (Parliamentary Precinct), with a video link to GCIS, Tshedimoso House, Francis Baard Street, Pretoria.



For more information contact:

  • Sputnik Ratau: Department of Water and Sanitation: (Departmental Spokesperson) on 082 874 2942 / 072 024 6794 /
  • Legadima Leso: Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on 083 378 9495 /

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