Gale overturns shacks in Mfuleni and Khayelitsha

City’s informal settlement residents battle to stay dry and warm during this week’s storm

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Photo of a shack
Shacks in Mfuleni destroyed by the gale force winds. Photo: Masixole Feni
Children play in pools of rain water left by the storm in Mfuleni
A two-bedroom shack, one of many, destroyed in Mfuleni by the high winds that accompanied the intense cold front
A man repairs his roof after the storm.
The roads have turned to mud.
Residents try to recover a shack overturned in Khayelitsha, Site C.

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