Wupperthall – January 2019

Wupperthall – January 2019

Wupperthal Fire Disaster Wupperthal, Western Cape | Sunday, 30 December 2018 On the evening of 30th December 2018, residents of the rural town of Wupperthal were called to assist as a fire began to rage out of control as strong winds lifted lit coals and cast them...
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...
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