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GeorgeTimesLIVE reports that authorities in George have identified 47 of the estimated 81 people who were on site when a partially completed block of flats collapsed last week in George.

The number of dead is 33, of whom 27 are men and six women. Twelve people are in hospital. The identified workers are from SA, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Malawi and Mozambique. President Cyril Ramaphosa is due to visit the disaster site on Thursday. The Western Cape department of social development has committed to providing a range of services to the affected families for a minimum of six months. The George municipality said donations of fresh food received for the affected families, who remained in the civic centre, were adequate, adding: that “the families remain supported and provided with meals.”

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