Over 800 companies in three KZN districts affected by flood damage

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KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala.
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala.

Over 800 companies in KwaZulu-Natal have suffered damages worth about R7 billion during the recent floods, Premier Sihle Zikalala said on Thursday.

Zikalala said the three top districts that were the hardest hit by the floods were eThekwini Municipality with 239 companies, iLembe with 87 companies while Ugu District had 54 companies affected by the disaster.

The briefing followed an ordinary sitting of the KwaZulu-Natal executive council which was held on Wednesday.

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