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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

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

By | June 4th, 2019|Categories: Action 24, Energy & Climate Change, Pollution & Health|Tags: , |

by Shanice Firmin Section 24 of the South African Constitution enshrines that “everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being and to have the environment protected for [...]

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Independent Online: Joy as R4bn contract to deepen Durban port scrapped | Daily News.

By | May 29th, 2019|Categories: Infratructure & Development|

Image: supplied to Daily News https://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/news/kwazulu-natal/joy-as-r4bn-contract-to-deepen-durban-port-scrapped-24182508

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Transnet foiled yet again on port expansion: Shauwn Mpisani & Italian ‘CMI Emtateni’ partners drop out of BRICS NDB loan scam

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: Community Empowerment, Infratructure & Development, Oil and Gas Exploration|

(This is the $200 million loan in which last May the BRICS Bank financed 40% of yet another wicked Transnet deal - with no community consultation. Hence no one told the Sandton branch banksters who [...]

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