Fire Displaces Thousands in South Africa

A fire on New Year's day destroyed 280 shacks in an informal settlement and left thousands of people homeless.

  • South Africa:   Leaders AWOL After Khayelitsha Fire

    GroundUp, 3 January 2013

    Charred ruins of beds, microwaves, washing machines, fridges, corrugated iron, asbestos and other shack building materials are strewn across the BM section of Khayelitsha. Read more »

Photo: SAPA

Shack file (file photo).

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