Actons against Xenophobia in KZN: Support and crisis watch set up

2008-05-27 00:00

A KwaZulu-Natal crisis watch and support network for refugees affected by the outbreak of xenophobic violence was set up by churches and NGOs at a meeting held in the city on Monday.

Samson Makabaru, chairman of the Pietermaritzburg Refugees’ Association and co-ordinator of the xenophobia response initiative, said most of the people have fled violence in their home countries and their past traumas exacerbated their fear and current trauma.

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