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Knysna Relief

The companies and people who came to help with the June 2016 Knysna Disaster

See photos here 

Video by Grayford Holden  People who came to help  Fire spreads to PE
Photos by Stuart Lightley  What to save  
Knysna fires 7th June 2017  Fire of the trees  

Fire photos look on 

Western Cape 


Calls for assistance can be found on our facebook page and here

Items to donate 

Knysna Disaster Relief

Expat raises R280 000 in UK
Pages to post request etc

To collect donations of food, hygine packs, medication, first aid or assistance with their pets, please WhatsApp Wenessa Nunes on 0823020288 who will forward details to Gift of the Givers CEO, Dr Sooliman,  Please provide current location, amount of individuals /pets, specialised needs like meds and contact details if possible.    

Watch the video of the effort to collect donations (right click)

Areas effected:

  1. Knysna
  2. George
  3. Knysna Heights
  4. Buffels Bay 
  5. Port Elizabeth
Wit lokasie;
Fitchets corner tot by rocklands

Plettenberg Bay, Solar Beach, Robberg End  

News as we get it
Emergency numbers
Uitenhage 041 992 2222

15.06 on Sat 10/06/2017 The fire near #Sedgefield is picking up
All aerial resources has been grounded, the wind is too strong to safely use them.
The SAPS 1011 control room has been damaged by a fallen tree, alternative numbers to use are: (044) 803-4732/44/49
In George a fire is raging out of control spreading towards the George airport, and Maalgate, people in these areas are being evacuated.
Currently the wind is gusting at 97 km/h

  1. Port Elizabeth 
    1.  Woodridge College and Preparatory School have been evacuated and the N2 has been closed as fires draw close to the school. 
      More details:
    2. AVOID THE AREA!!! The N2 at Van Staadens is closed. Stay away from the area and allow emergency vehicles free access. To all my friends that side, be safe. To my friends fighting this monster - may your guardian angels be on duty, come home in 1 piece. #PEFire
Kulula Flies in
1. Firemen for Gauteng
2. SPCA workers

To see all the sponsors for relief in more detail 
click here

Pick n Pay offers assistance by allowing online shopping for donations

Fire Fighter  Bradley Richards
 Stories on other websites

Campaign for Lesley & Eckardt

 200 houses, 2 schools, 3 golf courses and a hospital have been destroyed with over 10000 people have been displaced. Donate to the Fund  

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