In July 2018, the FPASA provided free Workplace Firefighting and Breathing Appartus training to the municipal managers of Namakwa. 

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This intitiative is geared at improving the level of fire education and training nationally. If you would like to receive assistance, pls contact the National Disaster Management Centre to assist you and your municipality in improving fire education and training in your area. The FPASA is always willing and ready to assist in the most needy municipalities. 

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