Time up for beachside building?

2008-06-20 00:00

Rising sea levels and climate change are becoming facts of life along the KwaZulu-Natal coast — and this might be residents’ last chance to erect or repair buildings in high-risk areas.

The new law could let people know where they stand after disasters like this week’s floods and the high tides of March 2007. “When there is a disaster people lose all rationality … We need to plan ahead and stick to that plan,” he said.

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