13 April 2020 – Asked municipalities to suspend cuts to water supply during lockdown.

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Type of Intervention: Food and necessities
Sectors Involved: Health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Ther Government of South Africa called on municipalies to suspend the cutting of water supply during the national lockdown.

This measure is intended to assist citizens in practicing hygiene by washing their hands.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-sisulu-calls-municipalities-suspend-cutting-water-residents-repeats-call