Almost 30000 taxpayers submitted their returns via eFiling in the first nine hours of the 2015 Tax S.
Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said the families lost everything when their houses were washed away two months ago.
They received blankets, clothes and food parcels from the SA Police Service Women's Network on Friday, he said.
The Gift of the Givers was building two-roomed Zozo huts for each family and these were expected to be completed by Wednesday said its spokeswoman Emily Thomas.
MajorGeneral Maggie Mathebula said the women's network wanted to restore dignity in human life.