Fiji Time: 3:45 PM on Monday 26 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Aid for 400 families

Torika Tokalau
Wednesday, March 05, 2014

MORE than 400 families affected by Tropical Depression 15F have been assisted by the Fiji Red Cross Society since Thursday.

Disaster manager co-ordinator Eseroma Ledua confirmed their teams in the Western and Central divisions had covered most affected areas.

"We are working with the Commissioner Central's office. We reconfirm the cases and conduct our own assessment before we assist with relief," Mr Ledua said. "Red Cross has assisted more than 400 families since Thursday."

Mr Ledua said they planned to assist between 40 and 50 families yesterday.

He said according to their assessments, Rakiraki was the worst affected in the West.

"Our team has assisted Lautoka, Ba and Tavua a little bit but not as much as the relief we are assisting with in Rakiraki."

The relief assistance includes clothes, hygiene packs and water containers.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65100.6320
JPY 55.181552.1815
GBP 0.38410.3761
EUR 0.43800.4260
NZD 0.68080.6478
AUD 0.65190.6269
USD 0.49280.4758

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th, June, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Cokanauto guilty
  2. Don't fear
  3. Ryan option
  4. 'Pay heed to concerns'
  5. Medicine shortage
  6. Team commended
  7. 'Address high cost of living'
  8. Finau: Bauxite shipments reduced
  9. MP shares the spirit of Eid with children
  10. Waste water seeped into waterways, says ministry

Top Stories this Week

  1. Radio host cleared of rape Tuesday (20 Jun)
  2. Pastor denies claims Thursday (22 Jun)
  3. 4 dead Thursday (22 Jun)
  4. Media boss in road accident inquiry Thursday (22 Jun)
  5. No terror link Tuesday (20 Jun)
  6. Under scrutiny Wednesday (21 Jun)
  7. Kolinisau's plan Sunday (25 Jun)
  8. Skipper selection Sunday (25 Jun)
  9. Cokanauto guilty Monday (26 Jun)
  10. Umarji walks free Friday (23 Jun)