Over 300 shack-dwellers homeless again

2008-01-16 00:00

The urgent need to once again relocate Jika Joe shack-dwellers was highlighted yesterday when the informal settlement was wrecked by floods on Monday night.

Most of them could not go to work yesterday due to the havoc caused by the flash flood. Some shacks had been badly battered and occupants were using the readily available mud to rebuild and repair the damage. Some were emptying out bucketfulls of ankle-deep water from their shacks.

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