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Fire Fighters, Police Officers Rescue Pregnant Woman As Flood Waters Rise in Rakiraki

The woman was tranported to Rakiraki Hospital.
09 Jan 2022 13:23
Fire Fighters, Police Officers Rescue Pregnant Woman As Flood Waters Rise in Rakiraki
NFA and Police officers rescued a pregnant woman in Rakiraki.

Fire fighters and Police officers in Rakiraki rescued a pregnant woman earlier today.

Minister for Education Premila Kumar took to Twitter to thank the officers for their bravery.

She said: “Thank you NFA for the brave act.

“NFA Officers and Fiji Police Force from Rakiraki managed to rescue a pregnant women during this bad weather condition and safety transported her to Rakiraki Hospital. VINAKA TEAM.”

The pregnant woman was carried in what looked like the bottom half of a water tank.  At least eight officers had to wade through flooded waters to take the woman to safety.  She was later transported to hospital in a waiting vehicle.

She later delivered a healthy baby girl.

 

 

If you need assistance to move to an Evacuation Centre, Here are the numbers to call:
DIVISIONAL EOCs
West Div EOC – 9937519
Central Div EOC – 3477000/3475910
Eastern Div EOC – 3216489
Northern Div EOC – 8811322
POLICE COMMAND CENTRE Contact 917 or:
West Command – 9905457
Central Command – 8932875
Eastern Command – 9905563
Southern Command – 9905529
Northern Command – 9905722
National Command – 9905296
STAY SAFE & PLEASE REFRAIN FROM CROSSING FLOODED RIVERS, CROSSING, ROADS AND WALKWAYS!


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