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Australia Provides Additional Relief Supplies For Fiji

This afternoon, another Royal Australian Air Force C-17 aircraft landed at the Nadi International Airport with a delivery of additional TC Yasa relief supplies from the Australian Government. The C-17
22 Dec 2020 17:50
Australia Provides Additional Relief Supplies For Fiji
Nadi Airport Officials and Australian Government Officials at Nadi International Airport. Source: Australian High Commission.

This afternoon, another Royal Australian Air Force C-17 aircraft landed at the Nadi International

Airport with a delivery of additional TC Yasa relief supplies from the Australian Government.

The C-17 aircraft, which is the largest aircraft operated by the Australian Defence Force, was received by Second Secretary Political, Daniel Millis and Second Secretary Humanitarian, Kirstin
Donaldson. Airport Officials were on site to ensure COVID-19 protocols were strictly maintained.

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes, said “Australia is committed to backing the Fijian Government’s quick response by ensuring additional relief supplies are available.”

“The Fijian Government, NDMO and local support services are doing a phenomenal job coordinating the distribution of supplies to impacted communities. Thoughts of many Australians are with their Fijian vuvale at this time.”

Like the many challenges we’ve faced this year, we will overcome TC Yasa together.”

This second batch of supplies will further strengthen the efforts of NDMO to provide immediate relief to impacted Fijian families in the North.

  • This aircraft brought in the following supplies from the Australian Government:
  • Shelter kits x Over 640
  • Hygiene kits x Over 280
  • Medical supplies
  • Chainsaws and parts
  • Solar street lights and lighting supplies

The aircraft also delivered supplies from UKAID, Red Cross, UNICEF and Care.

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Australia stands with the Fijian Government and people of Fiji during this difficult time.



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