Risks and impacts of flooding
List any three ways in which the City’s Major Flooding and Storms Plan hopes to reduce the risk of flooding in winter:
List any three areas in Cape Town that are likely to experience flooding in winter:
What role does the South African Weather Service play in the City’s emergency plan?
In the event of a serious flood, list any five things (materials or services) that the City’s emergency response team provides for the victims:
Who should you phone to report a blocked stormwater drain? Department:
How many informal homes are affected by flooding in an average year in Cape Town?
Explain in your own words how keeping storm-water drains clean can help to reduce the risk of flooding:
When disaster strikes, list five steps that the area disaster team takes to assist victims:
In addition to possible flood damage, what other risks do people who live in seasonal wetlands face:
10 How can conserving and restoring wetlands help to reduce the risk of flooding?