3 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
27 Jun 2008 description


- The total number of displaced people has slightly reduced to 13,872, representing a reduction of 5 percent since the last situation report (21 June 2008).

- More than 680 people were moved to a new site near Boksburg on 24 June 2008 after soil tests revealed high levels of heavy metal contaminants at the Wadeville Center of Safe Shelter (CoSS).

21 Jun 2008 description


- There are 14,647 displaced foreign nationals staying in ad hoc shelters and at new sites across Gauteng, Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces.

- The UN inter-agency team, NGOs and the Red Cross Movement are conducting a series of trainings and capacity-building exercises for officials in Western Cape on minimum standards in disaster response.

- The acting UN Resident Coordinator and UN Heads of Agencies in South Africa met with senior Government officials to take stock of progress made in the humanitarian response.