Most of the victims of last week’s tornado at New Hanover in the KZN midlands have returned to the area.
But they are living in temporary structures.
Various government departments are helping them to get their lives back on track.
uMshwathi mayor Mandla Zondi says almost 1300 people were displaced.
Zondi says the will give assistance in rebuilding.
“It has been hectic… we have been busy with assessment. We’ve got abou160 completely damaged houses and we’ve got about 350 partially damaged houses …1250 people displaced but…we have been housing them in several areas. But so far we have managed to get some help good Samaritan…we have erected some temporary structures mostly tents but we are going ahead trying to get resources to at least build them structures which can be sustainable.”
In other news – Mzansi’s biggest rappers bury the hatchet – AKA unblocks Shane Eagle on Twitter
It looks as if the ice is thawing between Shane Eagle and AKA after the two exchanged some much kinder words on social media.
We are still a few weeks away from the South African Day of Reconciliation – which takes place on the 16th of December every year – but two of Mzansi’s biggest rappers have decided that the time is right to reconcile their differences. AKA and Shane Eagle haven’t always seen eye to eye, but they put their differences behind them this week and if you believe the tweets, a pair of sneakers might have helped end the beef. continue reading