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Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela To Visit Paarl's Fire Victims

3 January 2019

On Thursday, 3rd January, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will visit victims of the fire in Mbekweni Informal Settlement, Paarl. The fire broke out on Wednesday where 100 informal structures were damaged in the blaze, leaving more than 450 homeless.

The Drakenstein Municipality has been clearing the area of rubble and debris, and providing interim aid to the victims. The Department of Human Settlements, together with the Municipality, will proceed with resettling efforts today.

There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews.

All media are invited to attend.

Date:  Thursday, 3rd January 2019
Time:  13h30
Venue:  Mbekweni Informal Settlement, (near Mpumelelo Street in the OR area), Paarl

Media Enquiries: 

Muneera Allie – Communication and Stakeholder Relations
Tel:  021 483 9483
Cell: 083 755 3213