Posted by Loryn Clark on Jan 14, 2017
 
The shortage of emergency response vehicles is a serious problem being faced in the Western Cape, South Africa,  with the numerous fires that need to be contended with. The lack of vehicles often leads to emergency services taking up to 40 minutes to arrive at disaster scenes, especially in more remote areas. It goes without saying that the vital lost time can literally mean the difference between life and death.  With the help of Rotary Albert Park, The Rotary Club of Newlands were able to donate a multipurpose vehicle to the Emergency Volunteer Services (EVS). 
 
Below are some stories and video of the project: