MD Message November 2015

MD Message November 2015

On the 25 November 2015 South Africa launched the 16 Day Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children. This year marks the 17th anniversary of this campaign, which aims to continue generating awareness on the protection of women and children with more focus on...
MD Message October 2015

MD Message October 2015

Since we last spoke we experienced devastating fires in Limpopo, the Eastern Cape and in the Free State. During the Limpopo fires we were able to mobilise resources from Gauteng and Mpumalanga to assist our ground crews in Limpopo. Unfortunately we lost one of our...
MD Message September 2015

MD Message September 2015

It was refreshing to hear the glowing remarks by our Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa during his address at the recent World Forestry Congress in Durban where he praised the WoF programme and also congratulated our participants for having done excellent work in...
MD Message August 2015

MD Message August 2015

The national theme for Women’s Month this year is, “Women United in Moving South Africa Forward”. To this end we are extremely proud of the fact that the WoF Programme is one of government’s most successful EPWP programmes which has created work opportunities for many...
MD Message July 2015

MD Message July 2015

As you all well aware by now there are 48 Crew Members from Working on Fire who are currently in Alberta, Canada, where they are providing assistance to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC), as hundreds of fires have swept across much of Western Canada...
MD Message June 2015

MD Message June 2015

Following the worst winter fire season in seven years in 2014, many specialists expect that there will be an increased risk of veld and forest fires, given the current long term weather forecast for the provinces currently in their winter fire season. I want to urge...
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