Am­bu­lance short­age in num­bers

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Na­tional Stan­dards say 1 am­bu­lance per 10 000 peo­ple Ac­cord­ing to the 2011 cen­sus...

East­ern Cape pop­u­la­tion es­ti­mated at 6.56 mil­lion

Sarah Baart­man pop­u­la­tion es­ti­mated at 450 584

Makana pop­u­la­tion es­ti­mated at 80 391 The 2015 SAHRC re­port states...

East­ern Cape re­port­edly had 446 am­bu­lances, in other words roughly 210 short

Sarah Baart­man (Ca­cadu) Dis­trict had 31 op­er­a­tional am­bu­lances, roughly 14 short 2018 in­ves­ti­ga­tion finds... Makana ru­moured to have fewer than three am­bu­lances, roughly five short

With re­port­edly fewer than three am­bu­lances, Makana has ap­prox­i­mately one am­bu­lance per 27 000 peo­ple.

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