NDMO to conduct tsunami drill in Nasese today

ABOUT 2000 staff working in agencies along the Nasese peninsula in Suva will be undergoing a tsunami drill today starting from 11am to 2pm.

The exercise is in a bid to help prepare these staff members evacuate their offices within 20 minutes in the event of a tsunami.

According a Government statement, the agencies that will be involved include the Office of the President, the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resource, the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs , the iTaukei Trust Fund Board, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Police Academy and the Fiji Revenue and Customs Services.

The National Disaster Management Office will coordinate the drill which will involve the closing of the Queen Elizabeth Drive from the Bowling Club to the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service during the period.

The National Disaster Management Office also advised members of the public living along the vicinity not to be alarmed during this time.

The Queen Elizabeth Drive from the Bowling Club to the FIRCS office will also be temporarily closed as well during this time.

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