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Bloemhof , which is three hours away from Mahikeng was hit by floods a couple of days back .The eNCA managed to did deeper in regard to the province's budget plans for the affected areas .There was devastation that came as a result of the heavy rains in the province .Asked on what the plans were .
Pule gave a background on the province and revealed how the province had been hit the hardest by various challenges such as corruption and poor service delivery .It was revealed that it could cost the province close to R300-million to fix the damages .
As for Bloemhof , it was revealed by the eNCA reporter that there would be a need for about R200-million .It was shared that 705 households had been affected , with more than 70 municipalities having been hit the hardest by the disaster .
The council said that they needed capable leadership that would be able to help deliver services in the next five years .He said that the second important issue that was discussed was financial sustainability. It was revealed that there had to be proper management in terms of finances . Another important measure that was highlighted was the collection of revenue .
The collection of revenue from the community will go a long way in sustaining the municipalities in terms of finances .The issue of service delivery was highlighted as part of the plans that needs to be executed in a proper manner .The delivery of basic services was identified as a major tool towards the revival of the province . Concern was risen regarding the inability of the municipality to respond on time because of lack of financial resources.
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