This week, General Fannie Masemola, National Commissioner of the SAPS, took time to thank the search and rescue teams still looking for missing loved ones after the flooding.
Durban, South Africa (10 May 2022) – The National Commissioner of the SAPS, General Fannie Masemola, and his team visited Virginia Airport in Durban, which has been the base for search and rescue efforts in the province after the flooding.
General Masemola conducted the site visit and took time to praise the efforts of everyone on the ground. He called their efforts patriotic and said that all would go down in the history books for the work they have done during this time.
The search and rescue efforts are not over yet as teams continue to look for the missing people. They hope to provide closure to the many families still looking for loved ones. The teams comprise several organisations, including the SAPS search and rescue, K9 units, diving teams and helicopter and fixed air wing planes.
The National Commissioner took time out to appreciate and applaud the dedication and patriotism displayed by all involved. He further thanked and encouraged all for the seamless, integrated cooperation and coordination of expertise.
“Thank you for all that you have done for this country. You have indeed displayed patriotism. All of you are our national pride. We thank you for your dedication and commitment to the cause of serving. Your good deeds will indeed be written in the books of history” – General Fannie Masemola, National Commissioner of the SAPS