Evacuees highest in the West

Update: 3:42PM THE Western Division still has the highest number of evacuees still accommodated at the evacuation centres.

As of 12pm today, the National Disaster Management Office
has recorded a total of 12,394 evacuees in 208 evacuation centres activated in
the Western Division.

The Eastern Division has 46 evacuation centres still active
with 1304 evacuees.

In the Central Division there are 19 evacuation centres with
668 evacuees and in the Northern Division there are 12 evacuation centres with
674 evacuees.

The NDMO said the number is expected to decrease later this
afternoon, as people are now starting to move out of the evacuation centres.