606 FNPF members withdraw $797,194 after TC Harold

606 FNPF members withdraw $797,194 after TC Harold

By Vijay Narayan
Wednesday 20/05/2020
FNPF Chief Executive Officer, Jaoji Koroi

FNPF has received around 722 applications for the Tropical Cyclone Harold withdrawal scheme and paid out $797,194 to 606 members.

FNPF Chief Executive Officer, Jaoji Koroi says their teams have completed inspection for the maritime zones – specifically for Kadavu, Vatulele and a few islands in the Lau Group.

Koroi also says majority of members contacting the Fund do not live in the affected area but their homes were damaged.

He says these members have been advised to apply for the housing assistance scheme to repair their homes provided they meet the qualifying requirements.

The TC Harold Withdrawal Scheme only targeted members whose homes were damaged and also reside in areas that were declared a natural disaster area by the National Disaster Management Office.

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