More than 1500 families are being moved into their new homes during this winter as part of the dedensification programme administered by the Housing Development Agency (HDA) on behalf of the Gauteng provincial department and the City of Merafong Merafong. This forms part of the national Mining Towns Programme placed under the auspices of the HDA by the national Department of Human Settlements.
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) notes with concern the wanton and unwarranted incidents of burning of water tanks which took place yesterday, 09 June 2020, at Driziek 3 in Orange farm, South Johannesburg.
The Council of Education Minister met yesterday to assess the state of readiness for the reopening of schools.
CEM received a report from the Consortium of service providers coordinated by the National Education Collaboration Trust on the External Evaluation and Monitoring of the state of readiness. Rand Water, as an Implementing Agent delivering water to 3 500 schools, also presented its report.
Welcome to the Breaking New Ground (BNG) newsletter for the Ministry of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation. This newsletter will keep you informed about the support
given to communities in distress during COVID-19 lockdown.
The community of Wilgespruit that lived in tents for more than four years is moving into the new temporary housing.