Kgatleng district council kgatleng district development committee ministry of local government


Framework for Environmental Assessment



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16.5Framework for Environmental Assessment

16.5.1Evaluation of Environmental Key Issues with Sector Goals and Objectives


Table 16.70 Goals, Objectives, Environmental Key Issues and Impacts

Goal

Objectives

Environmental Key Issue

Impact

1. To reduce incidence of veldt fire outbreaks

To educate the community of the dangers of veldt products at monthly farmers’ committees

To construct and maintain fire breaks



Pollution and Waste Management

Land Management

Natural Resource Utilisation


Littering

Pressure on Land and natural resource



2. To reduce effects of floods on people

Public awareness

Identify areas prone to floods and map evacuation routes

To design flood sensitive infrastructure plans

To build storage facilities for disaster relief material.



Pollution and Waste Management

None


None

Land Management

Natural Resource Utilisation


Littering

N.A


N/A

Pressure on land and water demand



3. To reduce the incidence of disease outbreaks

Intensified public awareness by all stakeholders through workshops

Proper animal husbandry practices



Pollution and Waste management

Land Management

Natural Resource Utilisation


Littering

Pressure on land and water demand

Pressure on Natural Resources


4. To integrate disaster mitigation strategies into development plans

Annual plans to have disaster management priorities.

None

N/A

5. To improve collaboration of public and private sectors in disaster management

Revive disaster management committees and bring on board private sector

Frequent refresher workshops for all stakeholders.



None

Pollution and Waste Management



N/A

Littering





16.5.2Evaluation of Policies and Programmes


Table 16.71 Goals, Objectives, Policies/Programmes and Impacts

Goal

Objectives

Policies/Programs

Impact

1. To reduce incidence of veldt fire outbreaks

To educate the community of the dangers of veldt products at monthly farmers’ committees

To construct and maintain fire breaks



Sub-Herbage Preservation Act

Agricultural Resources Act



The policies have been implemented fairly good because there are firebreaks constructed in the district

2. To reduce effects of floods on people

Identify areas prone to floods and map evacuation routes

To design flood sensitive infrastructure plans

To build storage facilities for disaster relief material.


National Policy on Disaster Management

National Policy on Disaster Management

National Policy on Disaster Management


Nothing much has been done regarding this policy. The disaster management structure is too centralised

3. To reduce the incidence of diseases outbreaks

Intensified public awareness by all stakeholders through workshops

Proper animal husbandry practices



National Agricultural Development Policy


Fairly Good

4. To integrate disaster mitigation strategies into development plans

Annual plans to have disaster management priorities.

National Policy on Disaster Management

Fairly good

5. To improve collaboration of public sector and private sector in disaster management

Revive disaster management committees and bring on board private sector

Frequent refresher workshops for all stakeholders.



National Disaster Management Policy

Fairly Good



16.6Proposed Projects and Activities


Table 16.72 Proposed Projects, Potential Impacts and Mitigation Measures

Goal

Objectives

Proposed Project

Potential Impacts

Mitigation Measures

1. To reduce incidence of veldt fire outbreaks

To educate the community of the dangers of veldt products at monthly farmers’ committees

To construct and maintain fire breaks



Conduct workshops

Construction of Fire breaks



Littering

Pressure on land and Natural resources



Proper waste disposal

Carry out SEA



2. To reduce effects of floods on people

Identify areas prone to floods and map evacuation routes

To design flood sensitive infrastructure plans compliant to floods

To build storage facilities for disaster relief material.


Collect inventory of areas prone to floods and map evacuation routes

Building plans must comply to safety measures

Construction of warehouse


None

None


Pressure on land water demand

N/A

None


Carry out SEA

3. To reduce the incidence of diseases outbreaks

Intensified public awareness by all stakeholders through workshops

Proper animal husbandry practices



Conduct workshops

Maintenance of the existing agricultural infrastructure



Littering

Insignificant Impact




Proper waste management

N/A


4. To integrate disaster mitigation strategies into development plans

Annual plans to have disaster management priorities.

Mainstream disaster management into development Planning

None

N/A

5. To improve collaboration of public sector and private sector in disaster management

Revive disaster management committees and bring on board private sector

Frequent refresher workshops for all stakeholders.



Make an inventory of existing private sector in the district

Conduct workshops



None

Littering



N/A

Proper waste disposal







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