Labasa Police mobilises evacuation up north

Police officers help evacuate families living in low-lying areas of Vulovi in Labasa. PictureL SERAFINA SILAITOGA

Police officers help evacuate families living in low-lying areas of Vulovi in Labasa. PictureL SERAFINA SILAITOGA

Update: 1:12PM POLICE officers in Labasa were out in numbers this morning evacuating families residing in low-lying areas of Vulovi, Batinikama, Siberia, and Soasoa.

These areas are underwater and Police have pleaded with members of the public to remain indoors.

Divisional Police Commander North SSP Verani Nakauyaca has urged parents to be vigilant over their children and ensure they were safe and were kept well away from floodwaters.

“Our team is monitoring the area and we are asking people to move to safety now and not wait for floodwaters to rise,” SSP Nakauyaca said.

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