Businesses remain open

Update: 3:47PM ALL businesses in the Labasa area have remained opened today.

A situation report from the North Emergency
Operation Centre (EOC) at 6am this morning revealed that all schools in the
greater Labasa area remain closed.

The report said water has receded in most
places affected by floods adding that low lying areas were still underwater.

Meanwhile the report also revealed that the seven evacuation centres still
operating in the area would be distributed with one week food
rations this afternoon.

�A team from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces are
on standby to assist the CND Office in the distribution of rations,� the report
revealed.

�The National Fire Authority will proceed with the clean up to
schools affected by the floods and also standby for other clean up required by
the Divisional EOC.�

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