eThekwini Mayor with various stakeholders visited the affected areas to clean up the affected areas and distributed blankets, mattresses and food.
eThekwini Municipality staff is working around the clock to restore power to the affected areas through alternative networks.
People who build houses directly under power lines are not only breaking the law, but they are putting themselves at serious risk.
The Municipality Complaints department assisted in having a Kloof resident’s prepaid electricity meter installed.
More than 50 power lines were knocked down by the trees and about 1000 customers were affected by electricity outages.
eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede has appealed to residents particularly those in flood-prone areas to be cautious and even move to the nearest community halls as extreme weather is predicted to continue.
A new social media policy has been introduced at the municipality which threatens to take disciplinary action against councillors who fail to comply.
The Shadow Minister of Home Affairs, Haniff Hoosen MP, has undertaken to raise the issue with the Minister of Home Affairs.
There has been an 18 month delay in the project, however officials say the ‘project has resumed operations’.
According to the DA, the lack of orange recycling bags has had a direct impact on the unemployment rate as it has forced contractors to cut jobs.
There are four other DSW Landfill Sites listed for you to dispose of waste.