Item 0872 - Patronage Acceptance Certificate from the Southern African Disaster Relief Agency (S.A.D.R.A.)

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ZA COM MR-T-2-1-0872


Patronage Acceptance Certificate from the Southern African Disaster Relief Agency (S.A.D.R.A.)


  • 1 April 1993 (Creation)

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 11/11

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Certificate of acceptance of the position of patron of the S.A.D.R.A., signed by Mr Mandela, South Africa

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White certificate with circular logo of the Southern African Disaster Relief Agency (S.A.D.R.A) at top. Certificate text, in black and blue pen, reads:
Patron Certificate
I Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela do hereby accept the position of Patron of the Southern African Disaster Relief Agency - SADRA. I endorse and support the mission of SADRA and encourage all who are called upon to assist the victims of disaster through SADRA.
Mission Statement
*To save lives and relieve suffering through immediate crisis intervention and through preventative disaster preparedness action, regardless of political persuasion, creed, gender, age, or race.
*To address particularly the plight of the poor, the marginalised and the defenceless.
*To play an advocacy role in exposing the root causes of diasters and to provide disaster prevention input into long-term development planning processes.
Signed in N Mandela this 1st Day of April 1993

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0368

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