President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation tonight. He's expected to talk about developments in the country's risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19. The one-month extension of the Declaration of a National State of Disaster comes to an end at midnight.
There is just a day left before the one month extension of the Declaration of the National State of Disaster comes to an end. It’s almost five months since the #coronavirus was declared a national disaster on March 15. #COVID19SA via #SABCNews
The regulations are amended and gazetted after declaration of a national state of disaster, published in Government Gazette No. 43096 of 15 March 2020, extended by Government Notice No. R. 646 of 5 June 2020, hereby in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002.
Lockdown accelerates Bar Council of the Pretoria Society of Advocates' demise: The declaration of a national state of disaster has catapulted an already financially distressed Bar Council of the Pretoria Society of Advocates into dire straits.
President #Ramaphosa : Since the declaration of a state of national disaster over a month ago, government has put in place a range of measures to support workers’ wages and assist companies in distress.
Pres Trump is expected to use the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act as part of his national emergency declaration today. Up to $42.6B could be used for things like shelter, medical responses, overtime for workers. More on the act:
“We’re bordering on declaration of a true pandemic,” said Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness
YIKES. Virginia is about to lose $455,000,000 in military construction projects because of the President’s “national emergency” declaration. What a disaster for Virginia and our military readiness.
How would Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders use this precedent for a national disaster declaration to force the Green New Deal on the American people?