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Presentation on theme: "2010 FIFA WORLD CUP STATE OF READINESS DISASTER MANAGEMENT INDABA 10 JULY 2008 Presented by: Freedom Radebe."— Presentation transcript:


2 1. MEDIA HEADLINES 17 May 2008 - 2010 Local Organising Committee reports that requests totaling in excess of 15 million for World Cup tickets from around the globe have been received, the results of demand exceeding supply promise a global spectacle during 2010 Fifa World Cup 02 April 2008 - Gautrain is already seeing returns on its R3 million an hour investment spent on construction- with jobs being created, skills being transferred and the property route taking place. 11 March 2008: A survey released by the Human Science Research Council reveals that South Africans remain positive towards the 2010 World Cup. 24 February 2008: Fifa's Head of Inspection Tour Delegation Ron Delmont says they have achieved their goals with the inspection and are by far impressed with the efforts made and amazed by the level of preparations in the host cities as they are arguably ahead of the previous world cup organizers. 3 January 2008: The build-up to the 2010 World Cup has already created about 80 000 job opportunities in the local and hospitality sectors, according to an audit by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. The clock is ticking….701 Days before kickoff!

3 2.BRIEF BACKGROUND 1. 15 May 2008 marked the 4 th Anniversary since the historic moment. 2. The FIFA World Cup comes to Africa for the 1 st time ever. 3. Appreciate and be proud of all of our African brothers and sisters during the bid process to host this magnificent event.


5 4. PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS - Inter-Ministerial committee on 2010 Chaired by Deputy President, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka - 2010 Technical Co-ordination Committee Chaired by Deputy Finance Minister, Mr Jabu Moleketi - Local Organising Committee Board Chaired by the LOC chairman, Dr Irvin Khoza - Host City Forum Chaired by Minister of Provincial & Local Govt, Mr Sydney Mufamadi

6 5. THE ROLE OF PROVINCES - Provincial oversight committees and technical steering committees led by the office of the Premier are responsible for overall coordination of 2010 projects and activities in provinces. - Provinces are responsible for the following concurrent functions:-  Safety and Security  Disaster Management  Health Services  Roads and Transport  Economic Development  Tourism Promotion  Water and Sanitation  Electricity (Eskom)

7 6. STADIUMS - The total 10 stadiums are required to host 2010. - These stadiums are in 9 Host Cities in 8 provinces (2 in Johannesburg.) - All stadiums will be completed on average 6 months before the FIFA deadline of December 2009. - 50% of the stadiums must be ready by December 2009 in time for the Confederation Cup in June 2009 – 6 months before the Tournament. - Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will meet the revised deadlines of 3 months before the Confederation Cup. - Mbombela is the best managed stadium construction. - Stadium operator and management contracts will be finalised before the end of the year. - Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape do not have PSL Teams [current play offs]. - Limpopo out – between Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape [FCK & Bay United].

8 7. TRAINING VENUES -Each stadium will have two training venues attached to it. -Host Cities have used or identified existing infrastructure for upgrades to meet FIFA requirements. -Training venues have been identified in school grounds, tertiary institutions, community stadiums, etc. -Open practice days for teams would attract supporters in some cases in very smaller venues. -Orlando Stadium – a 46 000 seats training venue.

9 8. PUBLIC VIEWING AND FAN PARKS -FIFA requires 9 official Fan Parks – one per stadium. -Host Cities have identified sites for the official Fan Parks. -Some of the Fan Parks will be ready before the Confederations Cup. -A number of relative affordable match tickets would be made available to South Africans for 2010 matches. -Public viewing sites will be in both Host Cities and non Host Cities. -Broadcast feed requires a licence for commercial public viewing sites whilst no licence is required for non commercial -Disaster Management Capacity – Fan Park and Public Viewing ….

10 9. SUPPORT INFRASTRUCTURE - A dedicated 2010 Eskom Team working with Host Cities has put measures in place to minimise interruptions in all 2010 projects. -Generators will be used as the primary energy source in the stadiums – Eskom grid as the backup. -Storage of diesel, underground storage & tankers ….. -Capacity of water & sewer treatment plants is being upgraded. -In some instances, dedicated stadium-sub stations are being constructed. -Electricity distribution infrastructure is under maintenance in Host and non-Host cities

11 10. ICT AND INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING CENTER Will games be broadcast in analog or digital? - The feed will cater for both. - Readiness for switch – over to High Definition is not a big issue. - It is however an ICT legacy. -IBC will be hosted at Nasrec.

12 11. TRANSPORT - Transport Infrastructure rollout picked up this year. This includes:  Inner City transport network upgrades.  Main routes into the Cities.  Airport upgrades.  Railway station upgrades. - A detailed transport plan has been finalised by DOT and shared with FIFA. - Consideration for 750 000 visitors and also cater for the day to day needs {approximately 450 000 soccer fans & 300 000 normal tourists}. - 24 hours airport operations. - Transport for FIFA family – Teams – Fans - Accommodation sites to various match venues and back on the same day.

13 12. ACCOMMODATION -55 000 beds are required. -To date 25 471 beds have been contracted. -Difference between the contracted and available graded accommodation. -South Africa has 80 000 graded beds. -Non-graded establishments are subsidised by DEAT to obtain grading. -Use of non-hotel accommodation unprecedented in FIFA World Cup. -DEAT in encouraging establishments to register (give the name of the campaign). -Differing opinions on the benefits of registering and contracting with match. -Home stays Fan Camps - Impact on transport and Disaster Management. UERO 2008 experience

14 13. TEAM BASE CAMPS -Official base camps will all be in South Africa. -Host and non Host Cities are eligible for Base Camps provided they meet requirements. -National Team Couches decide on the Base Camps. -German experiences – payments; lobbying. -89 potential base camps identified to date only 32 are required. -Considerations: -supporter base & early exit -Potential visitor repeats. -Have country exposure. -Media hospitality.

15 14. VOLUNTEERS -15 000 general and specialist volunteers -Provinces will also recruit and deploy volunteers -Uniform and lunch will be provided and a stipend paid. -Deployment areas  Stadia  Fan parks  Official hotels  Media centres  Airports  Ports of entry -Volunteers will be sourced as follows:  70% Local  20% Africa  10% Other parts of the world.

16 14. SAFETY AND SECURITY - Comprehensive security plan shared with FIFA. - Additional personnel of 31 000 strong force. - Specialised equipment procured. - Collaboration with foreign agencies. - Hooligans. - Huge following and separation of supporters. - Flight delays and cancellations. - Ports of entry are being upgraded for speedy processing of visitors’ travel information and visas.


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