After months of no rain, the Mother City experienced a deluge of severe weather conditions, from gusting winds of up to 100km's, wave swells and flooding in certain parts.
Here is a list of things you can do to help those affected:
OperationSA and the Al-Imdaad Foundation have launched an urgent appeal for funds to assist victims of the devastating storms.
What you can do?
Donate warm clothing
Nappies and baby bottles
Join the Buy a Bed campaign run by the Haven Night Shelter
Donate old furniture
Donate building materials so that those that have lost their homes can rebuild
If you do come acrosss a person without shelter call 107.
The Islamic Relief South Africa has also launched an emergency appeal to assist communities affected by the Cape Storm. All in-kind donations can be dropped off at the Islamic Relief Cape Town office, 396 Imam Haron Road, Lansdowne.
To make a direct deposit, please use the following banking account details:
Standard Bank Account Name: Islamic Relief SA Branch: Fordsburg Branch Code: 005205 Account No: 005318459 Ref: CapeStorm & Mobile Number
Thula Thula Hout Bay is collecting relief items for the Imizamo Yethu community.
For more information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a list of partner NGOs working with Disaster Management that you can also contact:
This article first appeared on LeadSA : #CapeStorm: How you can help