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PPE waste is a contamination risk to others

COVID19 arrived in a world that was already battling plastic pollution and reckless dumping of waste. The UN declared ‘plastic pollution’ a global crisis two years ago which brings an added element towards safely and responsibly when dealing with...
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DBSA launches R150m COVID-19 response programme

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched its R150m COVID-19 response programmes in South Africa and the SADC region. “We are providing support to various activities that will bolster national and local government capacity...

Pandemic poses risk to SA’s water supply

As the lockdown impacts individuals and companies across the spectrum, prompting job losses and reduced working hours, Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) warns that government may be overlooking the other ways in which the virus is affecting...