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Thursday, 08 June 2017

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Situation Update Report from Eden DMC

1.    Western Cape Premier, to visit the area (Knysna), this afternoon.
2.    Western Cape MEC for Economic Development and Tourism, Minister Alan Winde already arrived in the Eden district and is on his way to Knysna.
3.    National Resources have been activated, which include ground teams, as well as air support.
4.    Additional assistance from firefighters and equipment from outside Eden DM have been activated from: 
-       City of Cape Town;
-       Overberg District Municipality;
-       Cape Nature;
-       Working on Fire; and
-       Cape Winelands.

Areas currently threatened are centred around Plettenberg Bay. Residents must at all times adhere to instructions from the Emergency Personnel.

*Issued by Eden District Municipality*

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