Post-TC Keni: 8935 evacuees in evac centres

Update: 4:39PM THERE are 8935 evacuees in evacuation centres around the country.

Director National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) Anare Leweniqila highlighted this while briefing the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, on the various assessments and rehabilitation work being carried out around the country after the recent destructions left behind by Severe Tropical Cyclone Keni.

Mr Leweniqila said Government officials were ready to be deployed to various affected areas for assessments and rehabilitation.

He said the number of evacuees was expected to decrease as some Fijians had already started to move back to their houses.

Meanwhile, Mr Bainimarama has strongly stressed that abuse by Government officials will not be tolerated and all ration needs to be delivered to all affected areas around the country.

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