[LISTEN] Disaster management teams deployed to parts of KZN

Disaster management teams will be dispatched to all 11 disaster management centres in KwaZulu-Natal to assist in relief efforts in the wake of severe weather conditions in the province.

Officials from the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) held a briefing in Durban on Thursday following deadly storms in several parts of the province over the past four days.

RELATED: Pupils in tornado-hit KZN sent home, more severe storms expected

Cogta spokesperson Lennox Mabaso says there are volunteers on the ground.

There are councillors, community development workers, the religious sector, NGOs, so we have got everyone within the joint operations centre that we would require in order to intervene and act.

Lennox Mabaso, Spokesperson - Cogta

With another storm on the way, Mabaso says the situation will continue to be monitored.

We shall continue to work in the interest of safety of all South Africans.

Lennox Mabaso, Spokesperson - Cogta

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