Update 2: South Africans in New Orleans
Tshwane- Two of
the four South Africans who were placed on the Emergency Management list following
the hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, USA have now been located alive and well.
Monday 5 September, four South Africans had been placed on the emergency management
list. This subsequently rose to five following an enquiry from a member of the
public whose relative was believed to be in New Orleans at the time of the disaster.
three South Africans now remain on the emergency management list. The Department
of Foreign Affairs is doing everything possible to assist the affected families
and remains in contact with American authorities through our Embassy in Washington
DC, in this regard.
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa at 082-990-4853
of Foreign Affairs