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Phoenix Child Welfare is still continuing to offer help in Tongaat

Phoenix Child Welfare says, it is still continuing up until today to provide trauma counseling to victims of the recent tornado which took place in Tongaat, and surrounding areas last Monday.

This tornado ripped down homes and leaving many people displaced.

12 lives were recorded deaths in Tongaat and over 1,200 people remained homeless.

The organization’s director, Aroona Chatty, says the road to recovery is long, and continued support is essential to all those who were affected.

eThekwini Municipality former Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda said the Tongaat tornado damage will cost close to R490 million to repair the infrastructure damaged in a storm a week ago.      Furthermore, The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and eThekwini’s previous City Executive committee believes that the affected areas must be declared a disaster area in terms of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (DMA)which refers to a sudden, extensive or localized, natural or human-caused occurrence which causes or threatens to cause.                           

After this disastrous which happened in Tongaat if you wish to donate in this wonderful work by PCW you can go to their website www.pcw.org.za and find more information or alternatively you can contact them on 031 500 3671.

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