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Buffalo City Metro COVID 19 technical team meets in East London

Mar 30, 2020
 Buffalo City Metro COVID 19 technical team meets in East London

East London - The Buffalo City Metro COVID 19 technical team met at the East London City Hall on Sunday morning to assess operations that have been conducted thus far by the City since the national lockdown was implemented.

The Technical team is one of three COVID 19 structures in the Municipality set up to deal with its operations during this period.

The Committees are as follows:

1. Covid - 19 Technical Task Team comprised of BCMM departments

2. Covid - 19 Joint Operations Centre (Security Cluster and all government departments including BCMM led by SAPS)

3. Command Centre - Consisting of Mayoral Committee members (MMC's and all BCMM HoDs) led by the Executive Mayor

"The meeting today was attended by Departments responsible for traffic, fire, law enforcement, health, public safety, employee wellness, ITC, Communications, water, electricity, waste management, human settlements, engineering, finance and planning," the Metro said.

"The Municipality has also consulted all ward councillors last week in joint meetings together with the Department of Health led by BCM Health and Public Safety Portfolio Head Cllr Amanda Mnyute.

"During today’s meeting various departments reported on their plans and operations and those will be incorporated into the JOC meeting expected to take place tomorrow [Monday]."

The City’s Facebook page will also update residents on each Departments operations, plans and supply direct contact details.

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