TD13F: 71 families affected in the North

Update: 4:20PM A TOTAL of 71 households in 16 communities in the Northern Division have been affected by the progressing adverse weather conditions.

This was confirmed in situation report from the North Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) issued today.

The report revealed
that members of the public in the nine evacuation centres were returned to their homes to prepare themselves before they moved
back to evacuation centres for the night.

“The evacuation
centres have been already distributed with one week food rations yesterday
afternoon,” the report said.

“A team from RFMF assisted the Commissioner
Northern’s Office in the distribution of rations.

“Meanwhile the
National Fire Authority are on standby to start with cleaning up of schools and
other clean-ups required by the divisional EOC once the Water Authority of Fiji
has confirmed water availability.”

Meanwhile low lying areas in the
North remain underwater.

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