The floods that hit Ladysmith led to devastating impacts on the lives of people . A report that was issued by eNCA confirmed that the affected people had started to take into account the devastating impacts of the storms.It was reported that close to 150 community members from Ladysmith were affected by the storms .
Information that was reportedly shared by Sipho Hlomuka , who is the MEC for Cogta in Kwa-Zulu Natal highlighted that there were 39 schools that were damaged by the storms .He reportedly indicated that some of them would not be able to reopen on the 19th of January .
A NUMBER OF SCHOOLS WERE AFFECTED
Siphamandla Goge , who is an eNCA news reporter who was reporting from a certain school in Ladysmith said that the situation at the schools was bad and that it would cost them millions of rands to repair .As it was on the opening day , Siphamanda said that the roof was blown off and the learners were trying to fit into the remaining classrooms .He went on and said that it would take weeks to rebuild the school . The floods and the storms brought great damage to a number of schools in the province .
The Principal of Siphimfundo Secondary School said that even though the schools had reopened , they had not managed to fit in all the learners . He said that learners were rotating and it helped reduce the impact on the learning . It was stated however that a technical laboratory had been blown off , making it difficult for them to figure out what will be done when they have to accommodate the learners for their technical subjects .He said that they were considering sending the Grade 8 learners back home as they were unable to accommodate them at the same time.
Content created and supplied by: Kukizi (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More