Disaster Management South Africa: A piece of news is coming into the headlines about South Africa’s national state of disaster that has been extended by a further month. Yes, you read it right that it has been announced by the Traditional Affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cooperative Governance that South Africa’s national state of disaster extended by a further month. This news has been making rounds all over the internet and drawing everyone’s attention from people. There are many people as well who are reacting to the news and sharing their opinion on the extension. In this section, we are going to give you all the details about the extension and more. Follow More Update On CmaTrends.com
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As per the reports, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has extended South Africa’s national state of disaster by a further month. It has been reported that the state of disaster is now set to be expired on 15 April 2022. This would make it 25 months the country is under a state of disaster since it was declared for the first time at the end of March 2020.
She said, “The extension takes into account the need to continue augmenting the existing legislation and contingency arrangements undertaken by organs of state to address the impact of the disaster.” However, the national state of disaster was earlier scheduled to be lapse on June 15, 2020, this act offers that it can be extended by the traditional Affairs minister and the cooperative governance through the notice in the gazette for a month at a time before it lapses.
The government has relied on rules to enforce and enforce lockdown restrictions, which it has used to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, president Cyril Ramaphosa indicated the extension from February to March will be the last, however, the weekend reports hinted at incalculability in the govt over how to handle Covid without it.
The sources that are involved in the process told the Sunday Times that there are dissents over the amount of regulatory authority. Epidemic once with the health department will not be subject to the National Disaster Management. A source said in a discussion, “There is disagreement over what needs to be done. There is a feeling that the current proposals leave too many powers in the hands of the minister of health.” Stay tuned with us for more updates.