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Port of Durban Gradually Resumed Operation After Floods

  • Operations at the Port of Durban were shut for over a week
  • South Africa will need $120 million for disaster relief work
Containers that fell over at a storage facility following heavy rains and winds in Durban, on April 12.

Containers that fell over at a storage facility following heavy rains and winds in Durban, on April 12.

Photographer: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

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Operations at South Africa’s Port of Durban have slowly restarted, after deadly floods forced a suspension of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest container hub, KwaZulu-Natal province’s Premier Sihle Zikalala said in a briefing on Sunday.