Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 9:16 AM on Thursday 28 August

/ Front page / News

Disaster office focuses relief on restoring city

Dawn Gibson
Friday, December 21, 2012

MAJORITY of the clean-up and relief efforts are being directed to Lautoka City in the Western Division, the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) said yesterday.

NDMO director, Manasa Tagicakibau said as the west was the most affected from Tropical Cyclone Evan, much effort was being put into restoring the city.

"The essentials in the Western Division, such as electricity and water supply are still yet to be completely restored," Mr Tagicakibau said.

He added that power in the Western Division was still out in many places.

"The FEA is moving out to the outer islands, the Mamanuca Island and the western areas as they will be able to give us a better understanding of what's happening on the ground" he said.

He said NDMO's efforts were being directed into restoring the essentials such as water and electricity.


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. Show of support
  2. Police assault claim
  3. United falls apart
  4. Guardians of the State
  5. Police await pathologist's arrival
  6. New church general secretary outlines plans
  7. CORRECTION
  8. Call for changes
  9. White substance raises suspicion in airport bust
  10. Relief for farmers

Top Stories this Week

  1. Dad's cry for justice Friday (22 Aug)
  2. Numbers list stays Monday (25 Aug)
  3. Death unacceptable, say parties Friday (22 Aug)
  4. Van Gaal unhappy Wednesday (27 Aug)
  5. Shocking discovery Tuesday (26 Aug)
  6. Woman of faith Monday (25 Aug)
  7. Unacceptable Tuesday (26 Aug)
  8. Police act Wednesday (27 Aug)
  9. Death of suspect sparks inquiry Friday (22 Aug)
  10. Man wants death probe Monday (25 Aug)