KZN Floods | State of Disaster declared in KZN

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At least 259 people have died in devastating floods and scores are still missing.

The death toll in the floods in KwaZulu-Natal has risen to 259. Scores of people are still missing. Floods have destroyed homes leaving thousands of people homeless. eNCA's Siphamandla Goge has more details. Courtesy

JOHANNESBURG - A State of Disaster has officially been declared in KwaZulu Natal following devastating floods and landslides.Head of the National Disaster Management Centre Mmaphaka Tau, in an official government gazette, said that after assessing the magnitude and severity of the flooding, all organs of state must strengthen support to implement contingency arrangements.

The order is in place until further notice. According to provincial authorities, the number of missing people has grown exponentially, and the death toll is expected to grow even further.


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Where is Malema now? He tell people to build any where. The is standard to build.

White, Indian & coloured areas were impacted & affected by the floods in KZN. Yet the only people who looted in their community & took advantage of the situation were black people. And we wonder why the black race is the most regressive race in SA.

This is devastating indeed

What does this mean? Someone please explain

Corrupt ANC hyenas right now....... See the prices of blankets and drinking water triple over night. 😒😒😒

Which Is going to lead to a state of looting and corruption.

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