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Update From The Northern Division

Update From The Northern Division
Northern Update
April 17
17:44 2016

Government officials in the Northern Division have been mobilised in the flood affected areas to assess and monitor the situation.

Director National Disaster Management, Mr Akapusi Tuifagalele said that the heavy rainfall experienced in the Northern Division from yesterday has caused flooding especially in the Labasa area.

A total of 4 evacuation centres are now active in Labasa, providing shelter to 307 evacuees whose homes got flooded.

In Khalsa College, 95 evacuees; Nacula Hall, 62 evacuees; Holy Family, 57 evacuees and at the Naodamu Hall, 93 evacuees.

People in the North especially in Labasa have been advised to take extra precaution and parents have been urged to monitor their children’s movements.

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