Alert in effect:
MAYORAL RELIEF FUND - NOW OPEN
The Southland Mayoral Relief Fund is now open and available to help Southlanders impacted by the 3 February floods.
Last week the fund was boosted by a $100,000 contribution from the Government and the public have also been donating. Invercargill City Council will also consider topping up the fund at an extraordinary council meeting on Monday.
“This fund will be able to support our people with what they need in the form of a one-off payment. We are seeing many local people who have suffered hardship or been disadvantaged as a result of the flooding. Having this fund available will certainly make life easier for them,” Emergency Southland Controller Angus McKay says.
“If a local resident, business or organisation has been impacted by the floods, and cannot get support anywhere else, more...
What Should affected people do?
Seek help and support if feeling unwell or stressed.
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