Dunoon is one of the densely populated informal settlements across the country and it has been identified for de-densification to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, will today, 20 April 2020 visit the Dunoon informal settlements in Cape Town to receive an update on progress made in ensuring that the area is ready for re-blocking (de-densification), should the need arise.
The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu on Sunday, visited the community of Empolweni informal settlements in Khayelitsha. She provided temporary shelter, water and food to restore their dignity after they were evicted last week by the City of Cape Town.
Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is considering her options regarding an article published in today’s Sunday Times newspaper. The Minister wants the newspaper to withdraw misleading information suggesting that she has ordered mass removals of people from informal settlements. She has neither done so nor given such an indication.
My Fellow South Africans,
At midnight tonight, it will be exactly two weeks since our country entered into an unprecedented nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus.