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Citizens roll up sleeves to help flood-hit communities

The organisations which are at the forefront of the relief efforts – which include distributing food, blankets and water – have praised ordinary citizens for coming to the fore by volunteering in the worst flooded areas

Isaac Mahlangu Senior reporter

Ordinary South Africans have led the relief efforts for flood victims in KwaZulu-Natal, with many volunteering their services while others have been donating hot meals at community halls housing displaced people.

The organisations which are at the forefront of the relief efforts – which include distributing food, blankets and water – have praised ordinary citizens for coming to the fore by volunteering in the worst flooded areas...

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