Government teams begin cyclone assessment

Update: 6:05PM GOVERNMENT has begun assessment of damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Keni on the island of Kadavu.

More than 100 Government officials arrived on board MV Iloilovatu and MV Sigavou at Vunisea Government Station yesterday morning to join the team who are already on the ground carrying out recovery works.

NDMO Director, Anare Leweniqila said officials were there to verify the extent of damage to agriculture, schools and health facilities, housing and extent of damage to personal property & belongings.

Among villages severely affected was Ravitaki where 20 houses were partially destroyed while only four were completely destroyed.

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