The destruction and loss on all levels was horrific and heartbreaking, and affected many worlds, especially those in informal settlements.
Hundreds of displaced families have been affected in various ways, and the numbers continue to rise. It has been confirmed that more than 400 people have lost their lives.
The Dis-Chem Foundation has been busy helping with basic humanitarian needs in flood-affected areas through the Humanitarian Empowerment Fund (HEF), a veterinary relief relief organization based in KZN from the outset and overseeing its distribution. on behalf of the Foundation.
With funds donated by the Dis-Chem Foundation, HEF is working hard to ensure that food, water and other basic household necessities are met in disaster-stricken areas, starting with a much-needed community in ward 19 near Pinetown them with assistance. .
HEF has focused its efforts on supplying approximately 80 000 liters of water to critical areas such as clinics and temporary shelters including one in Clermont which currently has 65 families, as well as food parcels and toiletries for these and other other families who have left none.
The Dis-Chem Foundation initially helped this Pinetown community but will continue to provide additional assistance to displaced communities where they can as this catastrophic national disaster becomes clearer in the coming weeks.
We are always grateful to everyone who works on the ground and goes through hard fields to ensure that those in need are reached.
The Dis-Chem Foundation, caring for the community.
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