Emadlangeni Municipality launched its Local Forums recently. These Forums were established by the Municipality so as to ensure that the Municipality gives priority to the needs of vulnerable groups in the community.
The Mayor Cllr M Buthelezi made a commitment that the Municipality will prioritize the needs of vulnerable groups in the community, especially people living with disabilities.
The following Forums were launched:
• The Local AIDS Council
• The Local Youth Council
• The Local Women’s Forum
• The Local Men’s Forum
• The Local Senior Citizens Forum
• The Local Disability Forum
• The Local Arts & Culture Forum
• The Local Drug Action Committee.
The Forums were also capacitated on their roles and responsibilities as well as the integration of HIV/AIDS, GBV and COVID-19 issues in Forums.