TC Winston

Government establishes Prime Minister’s relief fund

The Prime Minister has set up a disaster relief fund in response to the devastation caused by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston. The Department of Information issued a statement to say monies received in the newly established bank accounts would be used to directly benefit those Fijians who have been left homeless, without adequate food, water and […]

Staff Writers

February 23, 2016 12:18 pm

The Prime Minister has set up a disaster relief fund in response to the devastation caused by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston.

The Department of Information issued a statement to say monies received in the newly established bank accounts would be used to directly benefit those Fijians who have been left homeless, without adequate food, water and essential services. Emphasis would be placed on those in rural and maritime communities.

Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, the most devastating storm on record in the Southern Hemisphere had destroyed homes, livelihoods and living many without telecommunications and medical services.

The  statement said the Government was working hard to coordinate rescue and recovery efforts but said there was a great need for additional resources.

Watch the Prime Ministers address here:

Many have been stranded in the aftermath of TC Winston and urgently require life-saving services, supplies and shelter.

Donations can be made through the bank accounts below and all fees including those for overseas transactions have been waived.

International and local donations can be made to:

Bank: Australia New Zealand Banking Corporation
Account Number: 12628523
Account Name: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston
Swift Code: ANZ BFJFX
BSB: 010 890

Local donations can be made to:

Bank: Westpac Banking Corporation
Account Number: 9806094927
Account Name: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston

Bank: Bank of the South Pacific
Account Number: 80399804
Account Name: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston

Bank: Home Finance Corporation Bank
Account Number: 17822 s10
Account Name: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston

BANK: Bank of Baroda
Account Number: 91010200000903
Account Name: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston

BANK: Bred Bank
Account Number: 00149435017
Account Number: Prime Minister’s National Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation: Cyclone Winston

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