ETHEKWINI NEWS FLASH
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
4 April 2019
 
Mozambican Consulate Collects Donations for Cyclone Idai Victims
 
An appeal for donations to assist millions of Mozambican citizens left homeless and destitute in the wake of Cyclone Idai has been made by the Consulate of the Republic of Mozambique in Durban.
 
Hundreds of people have died with more than 1.8 million Mozambicans left stranded and homeless. The City of Beira was the most affected, with almost 90 percent of it being destroyed.
 
There is currently a shortage of food, drinking water, clothes, hygiene products and stationery to name a few in the city.
 
The Consulate has appealed for donations to address the shortages listed above in order to assist affected citizens.
 
Members of the public, who wish to assist, can drop off items at the Mozambican Consulate in Durban at 306/10 Matthews Meyiwa Road, Sutton Square, Suite 9. For more information they can call 031 303 7130 or 082 538 4479 or email mozamcon@mweb.co.za.
 
Alternatively cash donations can be made to the Consulate via their bank account:
 
Bank account: Standard Bank
 
Account number: 10116271769
Legal entity name: Ciclone Idai/ Swift address: SBZA ZA JJ
Branch code: 018305
Branch code (electronic payments): 051001
 
The City and the Consulate of the Republic of Mozambique in Durban thanks residents for their prayers and assistance to help displaced Mozambicans rebuild their lives.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Acting Head of Communications Mandla Nsele.
 
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