TC Winston

29 people confirmed dead, 89 injured

A total of 29 people have lost their lives so far due to Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston. The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) Director, Akapusi Tuifagalele confirmed this during a press conference this morning. Find below the detailed summary of the TC Winston Response action plan of the affected areas. Director Tuifagalele said the focus […]

Peni Shute

February 23, 2016 1:55 pm

A total of 29 people have lost their lives so far due to Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston. The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) Director, Akapusi Tuifagalele confirmed this during a press conference this morning.

Find below the detailed summary of the TC Winston Response action plan of the affected areas.

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Director Tuifagalele said the focus of government was to restore the basic needs of people like water and shelter. Tuifagalele said the second priority of government was the restoration of essential services through the various utilities and economic recovery.

These are three the major priorities that government is woring on now in the next 30 days during this emergency declaration period.

Meanwhile, the Emergency Committee had a meeting with the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, consisting of cabinet ministers and representatives from relevant authorities and DISMAC.

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