Nelson Mandela Foundation pledges to provide relief aid to flood victims in KZN

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Nelson Mandela Foundation has pledged to provide relief aid to victims of floods in KwaZulu-Natal. The floods in that area have been declared a provincial disaster.

More than 395 people have died during serious flooding there, this week.

Thousands more have been affected by the damage caused.

The South African Weather Service has issued yet another alert of possible disruptive rains that could lead to localised flooding in some areas of KZN.

Nelson Mandela Foundation Chief Executive, Sello Hatang, has called on all South Africans to assist floods victims in any way possible.

“The team is there. The team from IT labs and they been meeting with traditional leaders to understand where the greatest needs are and to help where they can. We will be in Durban ourselves in KZN from Imbumba Foundation and also Old Mutual Foundation with the Collen Mashawane Foundation – these four foundations will be there together. To go there, we are starting off in areas most hit. The need is so big and we cannot manage just the four foundations and that’s why we are asking the South Africans to live up to what the theme of Mandela Day is for this year. Do what you can with what you have. And in this case, we should all put our efforts into KZN.”

KZN FLOODS | Nelson Mandela Foundation joins in on the aid: