Minister, MECs send condolences to Knysna fire victims

Pretoria -The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu and all Provincial MECs of Human Settlements have extended their condolences to the victims of the Knysna fire and those affected by the severe storm and winds in the Western Cape Province.

The Minister and all the MECS have agreed to extend additional capacity if required to the Western Cape provincial Government and the Provincial Human Settlements for disaster management and management of displaced people.

The meeting held in Pretoria between the Minister and the MECs also agreed that during disaster time, all provinces must come together and share resources and skills to address a disaster.

"The human settlements family must always work together to alleviate pain from our people, we must deploy all our skills and resources as a family to serve our people," said Minister Sisulu.

Source: South African Government News Agency