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Dís hoe vinnig brande versprei

1 week ago - 11 October 2020 | Disasters

Twintig plakkershutte word binne vyf minute vernietig. Dit is hoe vinnig brande in informele nedersettings kan versprei.Hierdie is een van die belangrikste resultate van die wêreld se grootste brandproefneming in ’n informele nedersetting wat uit...

Another life lost in shack fire

1 week ago - 11 October 2020 | Disasters

A man (32) burned to death when his shack caught fire in Tutaleni, Kuisebmond in Walvis Bay on Saturday. According to detective chief inspector Daniel Gurirab, the incident occurred during the early morning hours. A...

Emergency camp for shack fire victims

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerThe number of shack fires along the central coast is increasing dramatically and as a result, the Swakopmund town council has decided to assist victims.The most recent incident occurred on Friday in...

Mother sacrifices her life in rescue attempt

2 months ago - 04 August 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund Three people lost their lives in a shack fire that broke out in Swakopmund’s DRC informal settlement on Sunday.The regional crime investigations coordinator in Erongo, deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, confirmed the incident,...

Geingob deeply touched by Twaloloka tragedy

2 months ago - 31 July 2020 | Disasters

President Geingob admitted that the devastating fire that claimed the life of a toddler, left one resident hospitalized with severe burns and over 350 people homeless and vulnerable, has hit him where it hurts most....

Cause of Twaloloka fire a puzzle

2 months ago - 28 July 2020 | Disasters

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Walvis Bay Fire Brigade had their hands full trying to subdue a massive fire in Twaloloka on Sunday...

Fire victims to be accommodated in tents, hostels...

2 months ago - 27 July 2020 | Disasters

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Residents of Twaloloka affected by last night’s fire will be accommodated in tents and at local school hostels, Erongo governor Neville...

Fire leaves hundreds homeless

2 months ago - 27 July 2020 | Disasters

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Another tragedy struck Walvis Bay when an estimated 150 shacks burned to the ground in the Twaloloka informal settlement...

Candle claims life

3 months ago - 25 June 2020 | Disasters

Walvis Bay •[email protected] A woman (28) died in a fire that destroyed the shack she was living in, in Kuisebmond. “The deceased was...

Shack fire victims in need of help

3 months ago - 22 June 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund · [email protected] of a shack fire that took place in Mondesa on Friday have called on the municipality of Swakopmund to assist. Roleen de...

Brand laat 30 dakloos

4 months ago - 28 May 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund • [email protected] Dertig Swakopmunders is haweloos gelaat ná hul plakkershuis in Mondesa afgebrand het.Die vyf gesinne wie se huisie deur vlamme verswelg is,...

Mass dolphin death

7 months ago - 10 March 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund • [email protected] It is a disaster for the black dolphin population off Africa’s west coast: A total of 86 dolphins were found dead...

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Search for missing Resplendent crew...

8 months ago - 19 February 2020 | Disasters

The Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group of companies confirmed that the fishing vessel Fisher Bank docked at 06:30 this morning (19 February 2020) with all...

Vuur verswelg huis op Swakopmund

9 months ago - 12 January 2020 | Disasters

Swakopmund Iréne-Mari van der Walt ’n Huis in Fischreiherstraat op Swakopmund het gister afgebrand.Mareli Grobler (43) en twee van haar kinders was...

Toerbus brand uit

11 months ago - 09 November 2019 | Disasters

Swakopmund • [email protected] Vier en dertig toeriste se Namibiese besoek is kortgeknip ná hul “Rotel”-bus aan die brand geslaan het.Die bus het...

Heavy rains wreak havoc

2 years ago - 06 April 2018 | Disasters

Swakopmund was on the receiving end of heavy showers on Monday.The unexpected 40 mm of consistent precipitation that lasted for almost two hours, caught many...

Flames destroy wholesaler

2 years ago - 06 April 2018 | Disasters

A fire decimated Swakopmund's Metro Cash & Carry as well as the Metro Liquor branch early on Monday morning, causing millions of dollars' worth of...

Help for shack fire victims...

2 years ago - 05 January 2018 | Disasters

Otis Finck Municipal councillors distributed blankets and goods to victims of a shack fire in Kuisebmond recently. Eben Gawaxab, the founder of...

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