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Gert Sibande District Municipality - DC30

Draft Climate Change Response Plan

A Draft Climate Change Response Plan has been developed for Gert Sibande 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

Gert Sibande 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. Gert Sibande District Municipality has therefore prioritised 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 Gert Sibande District Municipality may be at risk to the impacts of climate change. A summary of the key vulnerability indicators is 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.  

District Map

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