Storm in Marikana North West November 2008

Storm in Marikana North West November 2008

357 houses were extensively damaged by a fierce storm which left a trail of devastation in Marikana. 157 families were displaced and 56 shacks were blown away leaving 54 residents in hospital.


The Rustenburg Muslim Association, Marikana Municipality and Police requested the assistance of GOTG. The roads were in terrible condition, making it very difficult to reach the residents, however GOTG responded immediately distributing the following:

  • Corrugated sheets
  • Nails
  • Wood
  • Food Parcels
  • Shoes
  • Blankets
  • Mattresses
  • Baby Products
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