ANC Statement on the Fires in Masiphumelele

ANC Statement on the Fires in Masiphumelele

29 November 2015

The ANC calls on the Provincial government to make special provisions for the approximately 4000 people left homeless by the rampant fires in Masiphumelele, and a quick plan and assistance for them to rebuild their approximately 800 homes destroyed by the fires.

We send our condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this tragedy, said to be five across the city of Cape Town.

We are happy that our Councillors and regional leaders are at the scene assisting the people who find themselves with nothing but the clothes on their back and must now answer the question of survival.

Our people need more permanent structures and decent houses and this must be addressed as a mater of urgency. The level of destruction is exacerbated by the kinds of humbling structures our people still live in and this has to come to an end.

Faiez Jacobs Provincial Secretary

Jabu Mfusi - 0820495213
Yonela Diko - 0767243062