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West Rand District Municipality - DC48

Draft Climate Change Plan


A Draft Climate Change Response Plans has been developed for West Rand District Municipality. 

  • Download the draft plan and presentation of the plan here 

The presentation below is a summary of the municipalities key climate change priorities and responses.

Summary of Climate Change Response Plan

West Rand District Municipality acknowledges that climate change poses a threat to the environment, its residents, and future development. Actions are required to mitigate and adapt towards these identified threats in the District. West Rand District Municipality is therefore currently prioritising the development of a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Change Response Plan. Through this program, key climate change vulnerability indicators were identified. These are indicators where West Rand District Municipality may be at risk to the impacts of climate change. A summary of the key vulnerability indicators will be provided in the table below.






Municipal Vulnerability Assessment Indicators Statistics

The data below is used in the Vulnerability Assessment Tool to score various indicators for each municipality.




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