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Welcome To South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA)

South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) is an environmental justice organization based in South Durban, South Africa. It is made up of 19 affiliate organizations and has been active since its formation in 1995. It is a non-government organization existing solely on finances sourced from funders and sponsors in order to remain totally independent. It makes no profit and exists solely for the benefit of the people it represents.

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We are a non-government organization existing solely on finances sourced from funders and sponsors in order to remain totally independent. We make no profit and exist solely for the benefit of the people we represent. Our campaign for justice is reliant on your donations. You could help make a difference by donating to our cause!

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Pollution & Health

Pollution is a major environment-related health threat to our community.

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Infrastructure & Development

Issues regarding the impacts of infrastructure on economic development In South Durban.

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Community Empowerment

Enabling our community to increase control over their lives and environment.

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Energy & Climate Change

Scientific consensus and real-life impacts tell us that climate change is real.

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Latest News

Thanks to all who joined us for the Global Climate Strike on the 20th September 2019!

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|

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Action 24 / Politically Aweh video series: Climate Change in South Africa: How Bad Can It Be? Episode 1

By | September 17th, 2019|Categories: Action 24, Community Empowerment, Energy & Climate Change|

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How polluting industries affect people’s health within the South Durban community

By | July 15th, 2019|Categories: Community Empowerment, Pollution & Health|

Environmental Pollution:  Industries pollute in several ways during the production process and in turn produce a large amount of waste products. Chemicals are burnt in order to produce the final products, and chemicals are then [...]

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Environmental Injustice in South Durban: Community caught between toxic polluters and climate shocks

By | June 28th, 2019|Categories: Action 24, Community Empowerment|Tags: , |

By Shanice Firmin• 28 June 2019 The South Durban community share their neighbourhood with two of the country’s biggest oil refineries practically on residents’ doorsteps. With air pollution killing an estimated 20,000 South Africans every [...]

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A call for all fisher folk to please join meeting on the 15 June 2019 at 8:30 am at the Austerville Civic Center.

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Community Empowerment, Livelihoods & Food Sovereignty|Tags: |

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