FynbosFire gave me the skills to assist at the Simon’s Town fire

Riaan Fourie is employed as Extension Officer of the Cape Peninsula FPA’s North Ward, made possible through funding from the GEF FynbosFire Project I have been employed by the Cape Peninsula Fire Protection Association (CPFPA) through the funding of the GEF...

From alien trash to tailored treasure

The Kishugu Public Benefit Organisation takes great pride in working with local communities towards a greater purpose. We strongly encourage community initiatives and support the use of local products that are sustainably made of natural elements.   A heartwarming...

Simulation and awareness plans to curb runaway wildfire

Afrikaans version available in Landbou.com, published on 18 January 2016. The Greater Cederberg FPA is following a new approach to raise awareness in the coming fire season. In collaboration with CapeNature, Provincial Disaster Management Centre (PDMC) and West Coast...

Strong ties in the dry season

The Greater Cederberg FPA (GCFPA) partnered with the West Coast District Municipality (WCDM) when Fire Chief Bertus Senekal was elected as chairman of the FPA at their 2015 Annual General Meeting. WCDM is an important partner, especially during the fire season,...

Preparedness will be our success this fire season

So reads the motto adopted by the Greater Overberg FPA (GO FPA) as it continutes to grow as organisation, increasing and improving its services to members. The FPA was recently challenged when a wildfire swept through an area of 10 000ha in September. “It was an...