South Africa : Engineers to be deployed to flood-hit Cape
Engineers to be deployed to flood-hit Cape - By Nthambeleni Gabara
Johannesburg - A team of experienced engineers are to be deployed to the flood-hit low lying areas of the Western Cape.
Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela, Director General at the Department of Provincial and Local Government said the National Disaster Management Centre would deploy the team to support and advise the provincial and local government leadership.
According to reports prepared by the Western Cape Provincial Government and the City of Cape Town, about 40 000 dwellings and 18 000 people have been affected by the recent heavy rains.
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