111 people in Western Evacuation Centres
January 29, 2021 11:21 am
Flooding in Ba. [Source: NDMO]
111 people are taking shelter in eight evacuation centres in the Western Division.
Divisional Police Commander, West Senior Superintendent of Police Surend Sami says they have teams on standby to assist people in need.
He says eight evacuation centres are open and they have helped some of the 111 evacuees to be transferred to these centres.
[The Balenabelo Ford Crossing in Sigatoka [Source: FRA]
Sami says they expect the numbers to increase shortly as the weather situation worsens and has assured that they have the resources to respond to any emergency situation.
Police are also monitoring flooded areas.