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Evan affects villagers

By AVINESH GOPAL
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Update: 10:27AM EIGHTY people including children of Natokalau Village in Tailevu are in need of food and clean water.

For some of them, apart from their homes, their farms and water source were destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Evan.

Around midnight on Monday, some families had to flee to other homes and a nearby school when their homes were ripped apart by Evan.

Natokolau Village headman Inia Batikoto said four families took shelter in a house in the village while three went to a nearby school.

Mr Batikoto said their immediate need was food and clean water.





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