Member of Mayoral Committee (MMC) responsible for Integrated Development Planning (IDP) Cllr Selebaleng Pule addresses beneficiaries of the Red Cross’ relief cash funding at Ben Marais Hall this morning.

In response to the floods in Gauteng and North West, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) approved the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to help South Africa Red Cross (SARCS) to provide immediate relief and lifesaving assistance to the affected households. In this regard, SARCS supports the affected households with cash assistance to help them in acquiring food and basic household items.

The cash transfer will be reaching a total of 1300 households (1000 in Gauteng and 300 in North West) done as once off with each household receiving R2 500,00.

SARCS has therefore, scheduled cash transfer launch in the North West Province, Bojanala Branch in Rustenburg today.