n IMIESA - South African engineers rebuild tsunami-torn islands : news

Volume 31, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 3, Mar 2006, p. 21
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... NEWS One of the saddest moments in the first decade of the new millennium was the natural disaster that killed hundreds of thousands of people across South East Asia in December 2004. The devastating tsunami left in its wake the destruction of billions of rands worth of infrastructure, the reconstruction of which will take years. The good news is that the South African Water Sector (SAWS) is determined to lend its strong base of knowledge and expertise to the cause, concentrating a large percentage of its efforts on the Maldives and Sri Lanka. The Water Institute of South Africa ..

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