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Commercial storage in the country is relatively easily available with possibility of short or long term rental.

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Available for Rent

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TBA

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Yes / No

[1] Warehouse Type: Open storage, container, rub-hall, silo, concrete, other, unspecified

[2] Warehouse Access: Raised-siding, flat

[3] Warehouse condition: Appears intact, appears damaged, under construction/repair

Storage Used by Humanitarian Organizations

Aid organisations assessed are utilising a mixed model for their storage needs, whereby national planning and stockpiling is centralized for procurement control and accounting at a per use basis 3rd party logistics and warehousing service provider, while field / project storage is facilitated by owned / leased compound storage capacity augmented to support the project as needed.

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Pretoria / Johannesburg

Red Cross

Yes , central warehouse outsourced to commercial 3PL

 TBA

Warehouse

Loading bays

Good

Cape Town

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Southern Africa

TBA

TBA




[1] Warehouse Type: Open storage, container, rub-hall, silo, concrete, other, unspecified

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Limited storage of emergency stocks are held, depending on the scale of a disaster / emergency the management of such an event is coordinated by municipal authorities for localised events, across multiple municipal district would be coordinated at a provincial level and across provincial borders will be coordinated nationally. Each governing district / level will declare a disaster to national structures for conferring and request for financing of emergency supplies, at this stage affecting districts will make municipal depots and warehouses available or lease as required. Distribution from these facilities will by managed by the governing district to registered and accredited NGO’s service the affected communities.

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Yes / No

[1] Warehouse Type: Open storage, container, rub-hall, silo, concrete, other, unspecified

[2] Warehouse Access: Raised-siding, flat

[3] Warehouse condition: Appears intact, appears damaged, under construction/repair

Cold Chain

In recent years, so called, pharma logistics has become more prevalent with a few large logistics firms being capable of facilitating the end-to-end from manufacturer / import site to field delivery of temperature controlled regulated substances. Some smaller niche operators are also present in the country with capability to deliver from warehouse to retail sites / warehouse to door / field locations.

Management of protocols and compliance with regard to the storage and distribution medicines and vaccines will however remain with the cargo owner as the services currently available for pharmaceutical logistics are by in large converted courier services with temperature controller warehouses and delivery vehicles.

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TBA

[1] Cold Room Positive, Cold Room Negative, Refrigerator, Freezer,

[2] Compression, Absorption, Solar, Other, unspecified