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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Disaster Management
February 20, 2019

Red Cross Reaches over 102 Lives

The South African Red Cross Bloemfontein responded to homes damaged by floods. The Red Cross provided safe shelter, food, and Blankets. At least 500 homes have been affected by the heavy rain. Over 102 people are relocated to the community…
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Disaster Management
December 19, 2018

Season Greetings

The South African Red Cross Society will be closing offices on the 21st December 2018 and re-open on the 2nd January 2019. For any Disaster Emergencies or any other Emergencies  please contact us on the following: Disaster Manager: Lwando Zandile -…
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Disaster Management
December 22, 2017

Seasons Greetings

SARCS will be closing offices on the 22nd December 2017 and re-open on the 3rd January 2018. For any Disaster Emergencies, please contact us on the following: Disaster Manager: Levona van Aarde- 079 895 1994 Eastern Cape: Caroline Gallant- 083…
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Disaster Management
August 2, 2017

SINCE THE FIRES

Since the devastating fires that took place on the 7th and 8th of June, the South African Red Cross Society has been hands on in providing relief to the victims in Knysna and the Kouga Municipality in the Eastern Cape.…
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Disaster Management
June 14, 2017

Knysna Fires

Western Cape: Since the fires that have engulfed the Western Cape, Kynsna and other surrounding areas on the 7th June 2017; those affected with the assistance of IEC who offered bakkies to transport relief material from SARCS and donations from…
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Disaster Management
November 15, 2016

South African Red Cross aids flash flood victims in Johannesburg

  Flash floods leaving many homeless, penniless and in critical condition. Flash floods in Johannesburg over the past two days has caused havoc, panic and left many people destitute. Lifelong belongings were destroyed in a blink of an eye. The floods…
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