Forestry Regulation & Oversight

 

Fire management

 

 

THE FIRE MANAGEMENT FUNCTION

 

THE FIRE MANAGEMENT FUNCTION
Introduction

The Sub-Directorate: Fire Regulation is primarily responsible for the administration of the National Veld & Forest Fire Act, No.101 of 1998 and to oversee, monitor and evaluate its implementation through the development of and establishment of policies, systems and procedures for regulatory implementation and the rendering of support to the public and implementers.

Training firefighters

Forest fire

Training firefighters
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Forest fire
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Related References
Fire Protection Association (FPA) Annual Reporting Template
National Veldfire Risk Assessment Report March 2010
National Veld and Forest Fire Act, 101 of 1998
Interpretation and implementation of the Act, January 2005
Resource Material on the Act, February 2005
Placement of the Fire Function: Custodianship of the Act, 2004
The Development of a National Fire Danger Rating System for SA, 2001
National Veldfire Information System (NVFIS)
National Veldfire Information System (NVFIS)
DAFF Press release
7 September 2005
Launch of the National Fire Danger Rating System
DAFF
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