Cape fires hit Imizamo Yethu for the second time in just six weeks

Multiple fires broke across the Peninsula over the Christmas weekend leaving at least hundreds of people homeless in Khayelitsha, Hout Bay and Mfuleni.

Natalie Malgas of the Eye Witness News says that residents of Imizamo Yethu could not believe that a second fire has ripped through the area in exactly six weeks.

We have been talking to some of the community members and they’ve been very thankful to the greater Cape Town community who donated blankets and toiletries

Natalie Malgas - EWN

Some of the residents haven’t had a chance to bath because there aren’t enough toiletries to go around

Natalie Malgas - EWN

Listen to the full conversation below:

The City of Cape Town has negotiated with Thula Thula Hout Bay situated between Berg n Dal Estate and the BP Garage, across from the Riding Centre on Main Road, Hout Bay to accept and manage donations from the public.

For more information - [email Thula Thula ](mailto:infor@thula-thula.org. )


This article first appeared on 702 : Cape fires hit Imizamo Yethu for the second time in just six weeks


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