In the Press

Collection of articles by news outlets of our various responses.

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Easing the plight of the underprivileged

Distressed families were sincerely grateful after local non-profit organisation, Fundisa Abantu partnered with City Hope Disaster Relief and Kwik Containers Movers to help alleviate poverty in parts of Westcliff and Woodhurst, recently.

Article Date: 23 August 2021
Outlet: https://risingsunchatsworth.co.za/
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Shoprite Group steps in to help with disaster relief

The Shoprite Group is distributing thousands of hampers following the unrest, vandalism and arson in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Article Date: 27 July 2021
Outlet: https://www.thesouthafrican.com/ 
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South Africans start to rebuild after violent riots

Catherine Smith joined other members of her residential community in southeastern KwaZulu-Natal province last Thursday to begin four days of cleaning. They pushed back trolleys abandoned by looters and swept up broken items after a week of violence.

Other teams from the City Hope Disaster Relief, a Christian nonprofit where Smith works as the general manager, carried out similar cleanup efforts on Saturday in the eastern port city of Durban, where rioters targeted warehouses and factories.

Article Date: 23 July 2021
Outlet: https://wng.org/ 
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KZN organisations unite to save communities affected by food shortages

KZN Christian Council, Zoë-Life, The Domino Foundation, The Red Cross Society, and CityHope Disaster Relief are all part of KZN Response. Through their collective efforts, they have been arranging for truck loads of food donations and essential items to be delivered to communities affected by the recent looting and unrest.  Tons of maize, donated by Premier Foods, was also sent to KZN from Gauteng.

Article Date: 23 July 2021
Outlet: https://bereamail.co.za

 

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Pinetown CBD fire: Disaster relief group heads collection drive

A relief group and residents are rallying to support more than 100 street traders who lost their entire stock in a fire that tore through an informal storage unit off Anderson Street in Pinetown.

Article Date: 26 July 2021
Outlet: https://www.ecr.co.za/ 
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