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Schools in flood-prone areas closed until further notice

The Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management Office is advising parents and guardians that schools in flood-prone areas will be closed today until further notice. In a statement issued a short while ago, Permanent Secretary for Rural and Maritime Development, Mr. Meleti Bainimarama said the advisory is for schools located in the […]

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April 4, 2016 9:07 am

The Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management Office is advising parents and guardians that schools in flood-prone areas will be closed today until further notice.

In a statement issued a short while ago, Permanent Secretary for Rural and Maritime Development, Mr. Meleti Bainimarama said the advisory is for schools located in the western, northern and central division.

Mr. Bainimarama said parents and guardians are urged to liaise closely with school managements for the safe return of students home.

School heads are urged to make appropriate arrangements to ensure that students return home safely.

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