Disaster Management
July 8, 2019

Fire ripped through Marathon informal settlement, in Germiston

Press Release - 08 July 2019 At least 150 people have been displaced following fire outbreak, that ripped through, approximately 100 shacks were destroyed in Marathon Informal Settlement, in Germiston. The South African Red Cross has deployed teams of Disaster…
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Disaster Management
April 24, 2019

Disaster relief Kwa-Zulu Natal, Eastern Cape, Free State

The South African Weather Services (SAWS) issued a warning across the country. On 21 of April 2019, severe thunderstorms were experienced in Free State, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Eastern Cape. In addition, more wet conditions in Durban and East London were…
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Disaster Management
April 24, 2019

SA Red Cross responding to KZN and EC Floods

At least 51 people have been confirmed dead following heavy rains and flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, according to news reports. The South African Red Cross has deployed teams of Disaster Relief experts and  Community Volunteer to assess the damages in affected…
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Disaster Management
April 18, 2019

Press Release: Thank you for Supporting Red Cross Cyclone Relief Efforts

17 April 2019 One month after the worst disaster in Mozambique’s recent history, signs of recovery are beginning to emerge as people return home and the deadly cholera outbreak seems to be subsiding. However, hundreds of thousands of people will…
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Disaster Management
April 8, 2019

Be the change with B-Side in partnership with the Red Cross and Kaya FM

Calling all changemakers! #AidForMozambique needs you Flooding following Cyclone Idai has left hundreds of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi dead and displaced. In the midst of this catastrophic damage, The B-Side has joined forces with the Red Cross to…
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Disaster Management
March 30, 2019

Help us help them with food and clothes

When we rebuild a house, we are rebuilding a home. When we recover from disaster, we are rebuilding lives and livelihoods. Red Cross provided relief to Delmore informal settlement were 90 shacks burnt down in the early hours of the…
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Disaster Management
March 27, 2019

Support Red Cross Cyclone Relief Efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

PRESS RELEASE: 27 March 2019 Support Red Cross Cyclone Relief Efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe Cyclone Idai made landfall on the evening of 15 March 2019 in the port city of Beira located in Sofala Province of Central Mozambique.…
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Disaster Management
March 26, 2019

Support our Cyclone Relief efforts in Mozambique

The South African Red Cross and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are responding to the devastation brought by Cyclone Idai, one of the worst humanitarian crises in Southern Africa's history. With over 400,000 people displaced…
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Disaster Management
March 20, 2019

Cyclone “IDAI” leaves trial of devastation

The catastrophic cyclone “IDAI” leaves 56 dead, 577 injured, 990 000 affected (MALAWI), 66 dead, 600 000 affected (MOZAMBIQUE), and 100 dead, 145 houses swept away, 4 major bridges damaged, 400 000 affected (ZIMBABWE). We pledge to all to help our fellow country…
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Disaster Management
February 26, 2019

86 people left homeless

Effect of heavy rainfall has seen 86 people left homeless at Elundini LM Mqokolweni bridge and Vincent Township Maclear in the Eastern Cape. Red Cross disaster management team in partnership with Joe Gqabi District Municipality and Elundini Municipality immediately rushed…
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