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Soldiers Distribute Rations On Kadavu

Soldiers Distribute Rations On Kadavu
Government officials on board the MV Iloilovatu on their way to conduct assessment in villages affected by Tropical Cyclone Keni in Kadavu on April 16, 2018. Photo: Arieta Vakasukawaqa
April 19
11:00 2018

Twenty soldiers from the Re­public of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) started distributing rations in Kadavu yesterday.

According to the military chief staff officer co-ordination, Captain Eroni Duaibe, the 20 soldiers ar­rived on the island on board the Lo­maiviti Princess II with the rations.

“They started distributing the ra­tions to those affected from today. They will return to Suva on Satur­day,” he said.

On the progress of cleanup work, Captain Duaibe said most of their work was completed. A group, he said, worked at the Ravitaki Health Centre. They also cleaned up at the Vunisea Health Centre.

The soldiers deployed to Kadavu will return to Suva via the Lomaiv­iti Princess II. Captain Duaibe said 13 soldiers with the Government as­sessment team would remain with the team. Edited by Jonathan Bryce

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