Cato Manor Fire

Cato Manor Fire

The eThekwini Disaster Management team called out to CHDR to assist 30 families affected by fires in Cato Crest & Cato Manor. Team leader, Rob Taylor met with Malcolm Canham (Senior Coordinator, eThekwini Disaster Management) and Ward Counsellor Veli Mthembu on...
Factory Fire in Rossburgh

Factory Fire in Rossburgh

Emergency response organisations rushed to Rossburg following a massive blaze that broke out in a container terminal at the Durban Harbour. Hundreds of people were evacuated from the scene. Over 70 firefighters were deployed and despite their best efforts the size and...
Chappus – Umhlanga Rocks Fire

Chappus – Umhlanga Rocks Fire

A fire destroying 40 shacks caused devastation to a small community in the informal area of Chappus in Umhlanga Rocks near the N2 freeway. The start of the fire was unknown but the blaze soon became uncontrollable. Fortunately no one was hurt in the incident. CityHope...
Carletonville Fire

Carletonville Fire

Our general manager received a call from a community member within a small informal settlement known as “Slovo” near Carletonville in Gauteng. The lady named “Tabitha” was distraught following a fire which took place in her home village destroying nearly 100 shacks...
Durban Flood Victims

Durban Flood Victims

The Challenge With heavy snow and excessive rains this weekend, severe flooding has been caused with flash floods in some parts of the province, with the greater Durban area being the most affected. Response WE WILL BE RESPONDING TO FLOOD VICTIMS THROUGH THE PROVISION...
Durban Informal Settlement Fire | July 2016

Durban Informal Settlement Fire | July 2016

The Challenge Durban informal settlement fire leaves scores homeless. Around 200 people have been left homeless after 80 shacks were destroyed in a fire in Sea Cow Lake, north of Durban yesterday. Response CityHope Disaster Relief is sending 300 blankets and clothing...