Muizenburg – December 2018

Muizenburg – December 2018

Muizenburg Fire Disaster Muizneburg, Western Cape | Wednesday, 12 December 2018 On the eve of 12th December 2018, a fire devastated the Military Heights informal settlement. Several dwellings were destroyed. News of the extent of the blaze was not widely communicated...
Alexandra – December 2018

Alexandra – December 2018

Alexandra Fire Disaster Guateng Province | Thursday, 6 December 2018 On 6th December 2018, a fire incident was reported in the early hours of the morning in Alexandra Informal Settlement. Alexandra is located in Gauteng, off the London Road exit. CityHope’s General...
Greenwood Park – December 2018

Greenwood Park – December 2018

GREENWOOD PARK FIRE DISASTER Greenwood Park, Durban North | Saturday 1st December, 2018 A 13-year-old disabled girl was burnt to death in a fire that destroyed more than 40 shacks at the Thandanani Informal settlement near Greenwood Park on Saturday 1st December 2018....
Hout Bay – October 2018

Hout Bay – October 2018

Hout Bay Fire Disaster Hout Bay, Western Cape | Friday, 19 October 2018 Two people died and two others were injured in a fire that spread through the shacks in the Hout Bay settlement in the early hours of Friday 19th October 2018. The fire began in Salamander Road in...
Denver Fires – May 2018

Denver Fires – May 2018

Denver Fire Disaster Denver, Johannesburg | May 2018 In May this year, an accidental fire began in the informal community of Denver, just outside the central CBD area of Johannesburg. Approximately 64 shacks were burnt to the ground, leaving over 121 families...
Edith Benson Children’s Home – March 2018

Edith Benson Children’s Home – March 2018

Edith Benson Children's Home - March 2018 Sherwood, Durban | March 2018 In March 2018, the famous Edith Benson Children’s Home in Sherwood, Durban caught fire causing major damage and destruction to a central part of the home. Gratefully, the children and those...
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