A low-cost fire detection device, designed in Cape Town, and specifically targeting shacks and townships has won the People’s Choice Award at the Global Social Venture 2014 Competition.
by Andrew Fleming
Another shack fire broke out in Cape Town’s townships last month, killing one woman and affecting 1,500 residents. Andrew Fleming reports on the City’s response and the attitude of residents, and reviews some recent initiatives that may alleviate the problem of shack fires in the short and long terms.
One life and 365 informal […]