We’ve compiled a list of resources gathered from social media that provide ways to help or get help. It includes live maps tracking incidents, community groups, where to donate, find essentials, mental health resources and a few simple, minimal ingredient recipes. If you would like to add to this list, email [email protected]
The Unrest App by Policy Lab tracks incidents of violence, looting, arson, protests and other instability during the ongoing unrest in South Africa. It was created by Christopher Wood and Devi Pillay, who produced a dataset of incidents using credible, verifiable reports from the media.
RebuildSA Facebook Group for details of affected business and to sign up to volunteer.
Collective Action – a private Facebook group that post requests on behalf of people needing small-scale financial and other help for once-off situations.
Gift of the Givers – the largest Disaster response NGO in South Africa who has consistently done incredible work.
Rays of Hope is a NGO which manages a large number of social outreach programmes in Alexandra Township. They’re asking for food and toiletry donations to be delivered to Rosebank Union Church between 9 and 12 daily. More details here
Durban Essentials Plug ?
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— ????? ? (@lindoparis) July 14, 2021
Formula and Nappies: contact 060 442 2786 / The Nappy Shop (via @theperfectmatchfoundation)
Homemade Formula / Baby Food Options – check out the highlight Emergency KZN on @the_green_dietician for advice on making your own formula / donating breast milk.
If you’re looking for Pet food in Durban: pic.twitter.com/sPoHrVzRKj
— Fillip Sklodowska’s Cat (@stripper_oprah) July 14, 2021
Anyone in #Durban who requires urgent ,critical medication or other items. We are willing to source in joburg,send to you via sameday/overnight airfreight.
You pick up from airport, and pay only for the item/s and freight. A service from our hearts…nothing asked in return
— DashcamGP-ZA (@Dashcampros) July 14, 2021
Free Therapy Sources via @thesouthafricantherapist
Life Line: 0861 322 322
SADAG: 011 234 4837
Suicide Crisis Lifeline: 0800 567 7567
Trauma Helpline: 0800 205 026
A breathing technique to calm the nervous system and soothe anxiety by @patrycjya.mochocka
This Flatbread recipe just requires flour, salt , baking powder and water.
A pantry staple tomato and chickpea soup which uses cans. Skip the celery if you don’t have and you can easily use a can of tomato and onions instead of fresh onions.
3 ingredient chocolate caramels because sometimes you just need something sweet. you can use dried dates instead of fresh.
Homemade oat milk which requires oats, water and salt.