More than 70 people died during torrential downpours in April. Hlomuka said the damage caused by the rains stood at R1.1 billion, with eThekwini alone accounting for more than R650m of the damages.
He said through collaborative effort, R90.8m had been made available by the Department of Human Settlements.
He said R42.3m will be used on 772 transitional housing units, R30.1m to assist with providing building materials to residents to rebuild their homes and a further R14.3m for relocation costs where deemed necessary.
Hlomuka said there was also a substantial amount of items such as blankets, food, clothing and mattresses that were donated by NGOs and private companies.