Fiji Time: 9:25 PM on Friday 28 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Evac kids top priority

By SERAFINA SILAITOGA
Monday, December 17, 2012

Update: 11:37AM SIXTY-SIX evacuation centres have opened in Vanua Levu with 4928 evacuees

Commissioner Norther Lieutenant Colonel Ilai Moceica said 326 are infants, 1853 children and 2749 adults in these centres.

In Cakaudrove, 44 centres have opened up, 16 Macuata and six in Bua.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, in a Skype meeting with the northern emergency operation team, told them to ensure that infants and children in evacuation centres are given good food.

"I notice that infants and children are quite a lot in evacuation centres. Please make sure they get good food."

Comm North Lieutenant Colonel Ilai Moceica assured the PM that his team would go out to secure the right resouces for the children.

 





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Speaker changes her tune
  2. The spy among us
  3. Ready to shave
  4. Nacuva: Go by the letter
  5. Perfect gift
  6. 'In the middle'
  7. Extra funding
  8. $2m meditation centre opens
  9. Visit of a lifetime for students
  10. Learn to say stop

Top Stories this Week

  1. Deal on NZ jobs Monday (24 Nov)
  2. Couple return to Fiji after almost a decade Wednesday (26 Nov)
  3. Stop the bickering Tuesday (25 Nov)
  4. No regrets Tuesday (25 Nov)
  5. Indecent jokes warning Wednesday (26 Nov)
  6. President Xi leaves impression on leaders Monday (24 Nov)
  7. Jail terms for former Post Fiji executives Monday (24 Nov)
  8. LTA fires corrupt 4 Thursday (27 Nov)
  9. Biman: Budget boring Saturday (22 Nov)
  10. Man behind the change Wednesday (26 Nov)