The blaze broke out in the Cederberg town last month, destroying 53 houses and five businesses.
CAPE TOWN - The 2019 academic year will begin on Monday for scores of Wupperthal learners affected by a devastating fire in the Cederberg town.
An old glove factory building in the remote town tucked away near the Cederberg mountains will become the command centre to prevent another disaster and to coordinate relief and rebuilding of the mission station.
The Cederberg town is still reeling from a fire which broke out on December 30.
To date thanks to the hard work and efforts from partners including the West Coast District Municipality, Cederberg and Matzikama municipalities, water, electricity and communication infrastructure has been restored.
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Cederberg mayor William Farmer said: “We have started erecting structures in the area.
This comes mere days after another fire in the Cederberg town of Wupperthal ripped through several houses leaving scores of people displaced.
The small Cederberg town saw its Moravian Mission Station, clinic and town hall completely destroyed over the weekend.
CAPE TOWN – Scores of Wupperthal residents are spending their New Year’s Day picking up the pieces left in the wake of a fire that spread through the Cederberg town.