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Road Damage Bill $8.59m: Tuifagalele

The Fiji Roads Authority has assessed road damage around the country caused by TD04F at $8.59 million. National Disaster Management Office director Akapusi Tuifagalele revealed this during a press conference
22 Dec 2016 14:19
Road Damage Bill $8.59m:  Tuifagalele
Landslide at Kasavu.

The Fiji Roads Authority has assessed road damage around the country caused by TD04F at $8.59 million.

National Disaster Management Office director Akapusi Tuifagalele revealed this during a press conference at their office in Suva yesterday.

Mr Tuifagalele said a team of Government officials had been deployed on Qamea Island and they would be able to compile a report once the survey was completed.

He said Fiji Electricity Authority damage was a nominal $250,000, Water Authority of Fiji a preliminary damage cost of $1.8 million and the agriculture sector to continue its damage assessment.

Mr Tuifagalele said the number of evacuation centres around the country was 119 which shelter 2327 evacuees..

Edited by Maraia Vula

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