PM assures assistance to rebuild lives in Vatulele after TC Harold

PM assures assistance to rebuild lives in Vatulele after TC Harold

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 21/05/2020
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama [Photo: Fijian Government]

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured the people of Vatulele that the Government will assist them to rebuild their lives.

While visiting the island to assess damages and distribute relief supplies to those affected by TC Harold, Bainimarama thanked the people for their resilience and for taking the initiative to rebuild their homes after the cyclone.

Relief supplies included shelter and hygiene kits as well as food rations.

The Prime Minister also visited Vatulele Health Centre and Vatulele District School.

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Four teachers' quarters were destroyed and two partly damaged.

One classroom block was also partly damaged.

Meanwhile, Fiji-born US business tycoon and Fiji's Honorary Consul in San Francisco Jay Singh also donated $10,000 worth of food rations to the villagers.

His food ration donation is part of a $50,000 relief assistance he has set aside for the villagers of Vatulele.

81 houses were completely destroyed while 180 were partially damaged in the 4 villages on Vatulele.

The NDMO says 34 houses were destroyed in Ekubu village, 18 houses in Taunovo Village, 11 houses in Lomanikaya village, and 18 houses were destroyed in Bouwaqa Village.

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