Date: 13 September 2022

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Embargo: Nil


The Council for the Built Environment is saddened by the disaster that unfolded the community of Jagersfontein in the Free State. As the sector we commit to work with government and assist with our expertise in the rebuilding of the infrastructure that was destroyed and the restoration of normalcy.

We extend our condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and wish everyone injured renewed strength and speedy recovery.


Issued by:

Mr Msizi Myeza

Chief Executive Officer

Council for the Built Environment

Tel: 012 3463985



Ms Sinah Ndala

Communications Associate

Mobile: +27 78 423 1942



Ms Lizelle van Schalkwyk

Strategic Coordinator

Mobile: +27 83 388 8595