Disaster week launch today
October 8, 2012 7:14 pm
The National Disaster Awareness Week will officially be launched at the Nasau Park in Levuka this morning.
Government officials are gathered in Levuka for the event – themed ‘Women and Girls.’
FBC News I-taukei Desk Editor Apisalome Coka is also in Levuka and files this report.
“People of Ovalau are expected to converge at Nasau Park in numbers for the launch of the National Disaster Awareness week.
Director Town and Country Planning Talei Rokotuibau will officially launch the week-long program at around 9am.
Commissioner Eastern Colonel Netani Rika says there will be other speakers at the launch.
Eight villages in the Tikina levuka here at Ovalau have been part of Workshops conducted by civil servants to prepare for the launch this morning.”
The campaign is being carried out as Fiji prepares for the cyclone season from November to April – next year.