16 March 2020 – Improved water access and sanitation in rural areas, informal settlements and public areas

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Type of Intervention: Public services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation increased access to water and improved sanitation in rural areas, informal settlements, and public areas in which large groups of people gather.

For example, water tanks and sanitisers will be provided in public spaces including taxi ranks, and train and bus stations.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-sisulu-instructs-department-provide-emergency-water-rural-areas-informal