PM directs RFMF engineers to assist in rebuilding 2 schools in Kadavu

PM directs RFMF engineers to assist in rebuilding 2 schools in Kadavu

By Iva Danford
Tuesday 12/05/2020
Photo of Kadavu Secondary School showing the effects of TC Harold. Photo was taken on the 9th of May 2020. [image: Office of the PM/Twitter]

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has directed relevant agencies to rebuild Kadavu Provincial Secondary School and Kavala Bay Primary School in Kadavu that were damaged during Tropical Cyclone Harold.

This comes after Bainimarama visited the schools during his Kadavu tour and witnessed the devastation.

13 houses which included teachers' quarters and boarding facilities at Kavala Bay Primary School were severely damaged.

A few classroom blocks at Kadavu Provincial Secondary School were also destroyed. Bainimarama has also requested the RFMF engineers to assist in rebuilding the schools.

A total of 33 schools have suffered severe or minor damages in Kadavu.

The Ministry of Education has earlier estimated that close to 60 schools in different divisions sustained severe or partial damages from TC Harold.

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