shack fire

Shack fire leaves Keetmanshoop family homeless

by editor1 / Apr 01, 2021 / 0 comments

-A family of four at Keetmanshoop lost all their belongings after a fire destroyed their shack yesterday.

Seven Moses Garoeb Constituency families who lost homes in shack fire plead for assistance

by editor1 / Mar 04, 2021 / 0 comments

Seven families are pleading for any assistance to restore their lives after a fire destroyed all their belongings in Windhoek's Moses Garoeb Constituency last week

Red Cross embarks on fire prevention programme

by editor1 / Sep 22, 2020 / 0 comments
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-A number of shacks or houses were destroyed this year by fire, mostly in informal settlements leaving families homeless.

Three family members die in shack fire at Swakopmund

by editor1 / Aug 03, 2020 / 0 comments
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-A woman, her daughter and grandchild lost their lives after their shack in Swakopmund's DRC informal settlement was gutted by fire Sunday night.

Freedom Square pensioner left homeless after his shack burns down

by editor1 / Sep 10, 2019 / 0 comments

-A 69-year-old pensioner has been left homeless after his two-bedroom shack burned down in Freedom Square residential area of Windhoek on Sunday afternoon.

Eight-year-old dies in Rundu shack fire

by editor1 / Sep 06, 2019 / 0 comments

-An eight-year-old child died in a shack fire in Rundu's Sikanduko informal settlement. It is alleged that the mother of the fire victim and three other minors left them in their shack when she went to attend a church service.

One-year-old baby survives shack fire at Walvis Bay

by editor1 / Sep 10, 2018 / 0 comments
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A one-year-old baby boy from Walvis Bay survived a shack fire, which claimed the life of his father, while leaving the mother with third-degree burns.

Man burns to death in Windhoek shack fire

by editor1 / Jun 25, 2018 / 0 comments
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A 25-year-old man died after the shack he was sleeping in caught fire at the Agste Laan informal settlement in Windhoek on Sunday.

16-Year-old boy dies in shack fire at Swakopmund

by editor1 / May 01, 2018 / 0 comments

A shack fire in the Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC), at Swakopmund, has claimed yet another life.

Shack fire at Walvis Bay leaves close to 30 families homeless

by editor1 / May 30, 2017 / 0 comments

Close to 30 families were once again left homeless after 14 shacks burned down at Walvis Bay yesterday.