The City of Cape Town has spent nearly R1-million helping victims of the recent floods on the Cape Peninsula, it said on Monday.
The money was spent on blankets, meals, flood kits, food parcels and baby packs, said Disaster Risk Management Centre spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes.
The city had helped 19 641 people from 6102 households since 26 June, he said.
Solomons-Johannes said that disaster response teams were continuing mopping-up operations, but that weather forecasters were predicting rain for the whole week.
"The disaster response teams have been ordered to be on [an] enhanced level of standby and to brace themselves for a very busy week," he said.
"The continuous rain has a potential to cause or threaten to cause nearby ponds and rivers to overflow; and could potentially result in discomfort for people living in low-lying areas."
On Sunday, the city said it had attended to 348 calls where roads, property and informal areas needed attention.