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South Africa: Joe Slovo fire victims rebuilding while humanitarian relief is rolled out

Starting off in South Africa; Residents in the Joe Slovo informal settlement impacted by the devastating fire over the weekend have started rebuilding their shacks before the City’s Solid Waste Department could clean up the fire debris.

In all, 767 victims had sought refuge with family members and friends while others had been sleeping outside since the fire broke out after 5pm on Saturday and ravaged 260 shacks. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Take a look at this report filed by LN24 SA reporter Jackie Tieties.

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