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More than 400 people have died, 40 000 have been left without shelter, food, water and other humanitarian necessities.

01. Overview

Heavy rain and flooding has recently ravaged the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa — more than 400 people have died, homes have been destroyed, roads and bridges have been swept away and more than 40 000 have been left without access to shelter, food, water and other humanitarian necessities.

02. Location

KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal South African province, is known for its beaches, mountains and savannah populated by big game. The safari destination Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, in the northeast, is home to black and white rhinos, lions and giraffes. Durban is an Indian-influenced harbor city and a popular surfing spot. Cultural villages around the town of Eshowe showcase the traditions of the indigenous Zulu people.

People affected
60,6162
Lives lost
64
People displaced
40
Food distributed
467

03. Immediate relief efforts

We respond to natural disasters and conflict by delivering hundreds of thousands of kilograms of food, hygiene kits, shelter and water that bring relief to tens of thousands of people each year.

04. In the media

We respond to natural disasters and conflict by delivering hundreds of thousands of kilograms of food, hygiene kits, shelter and water that bring relief to tens of thousands of people each year.

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