Protestors on N2 freeway in Khayelitsha over slow response to flood victims.
By Yamkela Xhaso
Cape Town police are monitoring the N-Two at Khayelitsha where hundreds of protestors blocked the highway yesterday evening.
They protested against what they regard as the slow pace of assistance for flood victims.
The flood which ravaged the Cape Flats in the past weekend left over 16 000 people displaced Disaster risk managements, Wilfred-Solomons-Johannes, says
“Our engineers are all out in the informal settlements assisting in pumping out stagnant water to avoid any possible health outbreak or diseases.
“Major roadways are free flowing and no major disruption are been caused where there is blockage on the roads and our electricity department is meeting the demand of the electricity supply.
“ The protestors along the N2 and elsewhere in the city is protesting housing issues and the city are involved in those areas and providing the necessary disaster needs aid and our engineering services are draining those areas as well.