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$11.5m flood bill

Ana Madigibuli
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

THE total cost of losses and damage in the Central Division for the last flood is estimated to be $11.5 million with roads being the most affected at an estimated cost of $10 million.

Commissioner Central Lieutenant Colonel Laisenia Tuitubou confirmed that this cost was finalised after the second assessment was conducted after the flood.

Lt-Col Tuitubou said on damaged infrastructure, $10million was the estimated cost for roads that were damaged, water cost stands at $90,000 and electricity at $100,000.

"Major road areas that were badly damaged include Tailevu South and Naitasiri," Lt-Col Tuitubou said.

"This is the total cost of losses and damages that were presented to Cabinet today (Tuesday)."

He said on agriculture, Naitasiri was the worst affected with an estimate loss of $584,491 and the total crop loss for the Central Division now standing at $1,072,931.

"On livestock Tailevu was the worst to be affected with an estimated loss of $74,614 compared to Naitasiri, Rewa and Serua/Namosi," Lt-Col Tuitubou said.

"The total cost of losses on livestock for the Central Division stands at $1,244,925."








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