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Nausori Hospital normalises operations

The National Disaster Management Office has confirmed that the Nausori Hospital has normalised operations after being temporarily relocated yesterday. NDMO: “The provision of health services from Vunivivi Methodist church hall has ceased effective from 8 am this morning and the Nausori hospital is operating normally.” According to the NDMO, the Nausori hospital was yesterday temporarily relocated […]

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December 19, 2016 10:02 am

The National Disaster Management Office has confirmed that the Nausori Hospital has normalised operations after being temporarily relocated yesterday.

NDMO: “The provision of health services from Vunivivi Methodist church hall has ceased effective from 8 am this morning and the Nausori hospital is operating normally.”

According to the NDMO, the Nausori hospital was yesterday temporarily relocated to Vunivivi Methodist church hall as a precaution of flooding.

An ariel view of Nausori Town after the Rewa River broke its banks.  Photo by Ron Vave Photography.
An ariel view of Nausori Town after the Rewa River broke its banks. Photo by Ron Vave Photography.

Nausori Hospital temporarily relocated to Vunivivi church hall

December 18 – The National Disaster Management Office is advising the public that the Nausori Hospital has been temporarily relocated to Vunivivi Methodist Church Hall as a precaution of flooding until further notice.

According to the NDMO, only emergency outpatients are currently being treated at the Vunivivi Methodist Church Hall while maternity cases are being transferred to Suva.

For all other health services, the public is advised to visit Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva or any other nearby health facility.  The emergency contact number at Vunivivi is 3683250.

Rewa River at critical level as nearby residents urged to evacuate

December 18 – The National Disaster Management Office is advising villages and communities situated along and near the Rewa River and the delta areas to move to higher ground or an evacuation centre as a precaution of flooding in the next few hours.

Toga in Rewa is flooded as Rewa River breaks its banks (Iliesa R).
Toga in Rewa is flooded as Rewa River breaks its banks (Iliesa R).

NDMO: “The Rewa River water level has surpassed the critical level of 4.0 metres. The latest reading taken at 1230hrs is 4.40 meters and water levels continue to rise. Members of the public are advised to act while it is still daylight.”

The Rewa Provincial Council Office is open today and can be contacted on 9904166 for emergency assistance.

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