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8416 seek shelter

By ROPATE VALEMEI
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Update: 7:25PM A TOTAL of 8416 evacuees were recorded in 147 evacuation centres around Fiji as of this afternoon.

In the Northern Division, 3715 evacuees were recorded 45 centres, 2064 evacuees in 53 centres in the Western Division, 2144 in 34 centres in the Central Division and 493 in 15 centres in the Eastern Division.

National Disaster Management Office director Manasa Tagicakibau said evacuation centres were still accepting evacuees in all the divisions and the number could increase tonight in the Central Division.