Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS
22 January, 2021, 5:36 am Central - 24°C Rain

Caritas team in Vanua Levu to provide psycho-social support and deliver food rations and clothes

Caritas team in Vanua Levu to provide psycho-social support and deliver food rations and clothes

By Vijay Narayan
Tuesday 22/12/2020
Caritas Fiji meeting with Archbishop Peter Loy Chong. [image: Archdiocese of Suva/Facebook]

The Caritas team from the Catholic Church of Fiji is now in Vanua Levu to conduct a one day training on psycho-social response to trauma in Labasa and they will also share food rations and clothes.

The psycho-social team will then be dispatched to severely affected villages and communities.

Head of the Catholic Church in Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong says Christmas remembers and celebrates God becoming human through Jesus to save the world. He says in the spirit of Christmas the Archidiocèse of Suva expresses her solidarity with the families affected by TC Yasa.

Last Friday, Caritas Fiji met at its Emergency Centre in Nicolas House and to plan it’s first response to families affected by TC Yasa.

The Caritas Fiji’s immediate response is to offer psycho-social assistance to help people deal with trauma.

thumbnail-IMG-1147

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Drug and substance abuse in Fiji
Substance abuse including marijuana cases are on the rise amongst students in schools during the COVID-19 period, and urgent action is required.
30 days ago

Tropical Cyclone Yasa
The impacts felt from Yasa were large and wide. Many affected people had their access to essential things, like food and water, cut ...
38 days ago

Ratu Naiqama becomes Leader of Opposition after Rabuka resigns
Rabuka made the announcement while responding to the opening of the 2020-2021 Parliament ...
38 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
Contractors to either pay hefty performance bond or fix recently done roads
If road contractors do not carry out works as expected and potholes open up just weeks or a few months after rehabilitation works, they have to either...
12 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Corrections Centres in Fiji overcrowded by 12% - Panapasa
The Corrections Centres in Fiji are overcrowded by 12% as the approved capacity is a population of 2129 however there are currently 2379 inmates in ...
11 hours ago

4,398 FNPF members assisted under Tropical Cyclone Yasa relief
The Fiji National Provident Fund has paid $6.1 million to 4,398 members under the Tropical Cyclone Yasa relief so far. FNPF received 5,025 ...
11 hours ago

FNPF members must re-apply to receive assistance for Phase 2 Round 4
Fiji National Provident Fund members who have accessed the ongoing COVID-19 withdrawals and wish to continue receiving this assistance must re-apply ...
11 hours ago

NGO Coalition calls for stronger accountability but Commission says Fiji should face the same level of scrutiny as all other countries
The NGO Coalition on Human Rights Chair, Nalini Singh is calling for stronger accountability and commitment to human rights in Fiji however the ...
11 hours ago

Consumer Council raises serious concerns about some school buses
The Consumer Council of Fiji has raised serious concerns after students of Saint Marcellin Primary School were left stranded due to the negligent ...
13 hours ago

TOP