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Mop-up operations underway in KwaZulu-Natal

24 April 2019 4:46 PM
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51 people died during heavy rains and floods in the province.

Mop-up operations are underway in KwaZulu-Natal.

The province has been ravaged by heavy rains and floods that claimed 51 people.

The most affected areas are Chatsworth, Clare Estate and Mariannhill.

Speaking to John Maytham, spokesperson for the KwaZulu-Natal rescue care Garrit Jamieson says most people died from flooding and crush injuries.

There is a big damage. Multiple roads and bridges have collapsed.

Garrit Jamieson, Spokesperson - Rescue care (KZN)

READ: 'Climate change is a pattern of events occurring over extended period of time'

There is significant damage to the Durban area.

Garrit Jamieson, Spokesperson - Rescue care (KZN)

ALSO READ: 'Cities are ill-prepared to deal with the effect of extreme weather changes'

Jamieson says the communities have been helping with the recovery efforts.

At the drop of a hat yesrday, the communities rallied together.

Garrit Jamieson, Spokesperson - Rescue Care (KZN)

Listen to the full interview below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Mop-up operations underway in KwaZulu-Natal


24 April 2019 4:46 PM
Tags:
KZN Floods
flood
KZN flash floods
51 die in kzn

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