MAYOR KAUNDA LEADS CITY LEADERSHIP TO ASSESS IMPACT OF STORM DAMAGE
An urgent meeting was convened by eThekwini Municipality Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda at the Disaster Management Centre this morning, 15 January 2023, to receive a preliminary report from senior City officials after the weekend’s storm which wreaked havoc in some parts of the City.
The northern part of the City was the hardest hit including areas such as uMhlanga, Verulam, uThongathi and Phoenix. Other reported areas that were affected in the south include uMlazi, Chatsworth and Folweni.
At this stage, six fatalities have been confirmed in the City, while two people have been reported missing.
Mayor Kaunda led the City leadership as they travelled the length and breadth of the City to visit bereaved families and assess the extent of damage.