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  • The effects of cutting down on community safety and security costs during the Covid-19 Lockdown

    The effects of cutting down on community safety and security costs during the Covid-19 Lockdown0

    LOCKDOWN AND COMMUNITY DISMANTLING 2020-05-07 Since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown there is no doubt that crime figures are down, but so are people’s energy levels and the ability to plan for their future. Social distancing and staying at home has also reduced alarm monitoring needs and created the perception that armed response and

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  • PART 8: A GLOBAL VILLAGE

    PART 8: A GLOBAL VILLAGE0

    We have reached a stage at which countries are struggling for resources. This means we need to ‘self govern’ and not be the person who has to be governed due to irresponsibility.  Remember, we all have, as it were, a loaded gun, and can kill others by simply not listening. Now, more than ever we

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  • PART 7: TECHNOPHOBIA

    PART 7: TECHNOPHOBIA0

    Technophobia is a growing problem. We have moved into an age of digital technology and need to help one another, ask questions and lean on one other. The facts are that we all stand on the shoulders of technology, and three of the greatest human beings I know, and who are never seen by the

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  • PART 6: NATIONAL STATE OF DISASTER

    PART 6: NATIONAL STATE OF DISASTER0

    The 2002 Disaster Management Act facilitates coordination, mitigation and recovery following a disaster, defined as a “natural or human-caused occurrence that causes disease, damage to property, infrastructure or the environment, or disruption of the life of a community”. Every aspect of human interaction will be governed while the national state of disaster is in effect,

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  • PART 5: UBUNTU

    PART 5: UBUNTU0

    Ubuntu is a word that is used a lot in South Africa but it seemed like it had faded over the past few years with political in-fighting, corruption and those in power simply losing direction. We wake up daily to updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, and to make a bad situation worse, the South African

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  • PART 4: STAYING STRONG

    PART 4: STAYING STRONG0

    I also know now, more than ever, that this is the time to focus on each other and our hopes and dreams for the future. So many good things will come from this if we keep calm, follow the safety protocols and see it through to the end. Our government is doing all it can

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