Disaster Management
October 28, 2019

Disaster Management Training Day 1 in Germiston

Disaster Management Training Day 1: Mr. Collen Huma, Brakpan Branch Manager presenting on WASH - is an acronym that stands for "water, sanitation and hygiene". Universal, affordable and sustainable access to WASH is a key public health issue within international…
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Disaster Management
October 3, 2019

Humanity in Action

Red Cross respond to incidents that led to community members being displaced after 250 shacks got burnt in Kwa Max informal Settlement. Volunteers in the area were immediately deployed and assessments were conducted its resources using networked procedures, coordinated by…
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Disaster Management
September 10, 2019

Always needed, Always there

Since the beginning of the week large protests and violent attacks has taken place in the capital and other parts of South Africa led to injuries and loss of lives. These social protests involved in some cases a high degree…
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Disaster Management
September 5, 2019

Red Cross responding to recent displaced victims of violence

Red Cross responding to recent displaced victims of violence, we have donated 200 blankets, 100 hygiene packs to the affected. Our volunteers and disaster response team are on the ground assisting, and carrying out final assessments for urgent needs and…
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Disaster Management
September 5, 2019

Press Release: Recent Violent Attacks

Since the beginning of the week large protests and violent attacks has taken place in the capital and other parts of South Africa led to injuries and loss of lives. These social protests involved in some cases a high degree…
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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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