Police reminds public to adhere to warnings
December 15, 2012 11:24 pm
The Fiji Police Force is once again reminding the public not to put their lives at risk by being careless during Cyclone Evan.
Fiji Police Force spokesperson Ana Naisoro says with the threat of the cyclone over the entire Fiji group, they are keeping a close watch on the situation.
She adds the law agencies wanted to ensure no lives were lost or serious injuries suffered when the effects of the cyclone hits the Fiji group with the North being monitored closely.
“A lot of focus is now on the northern division and this includes northern Taveuni, Cikobia and the northern Lau Group. We just urge the people to take these advisories seriously. There have been issued for your safety and they have been issued because we don’t anyone hurt or any lives to be lost over this period. Please do not test the wrath of Mother Nature. We have a tendency with us when something happens we go watch in number and take children with us which is a bad habit and we don’t want to put people in harm’s way. We, the law enforcement agencies such as Police are here to ensure the safety and security of the people on the ground. But we need the help of the community to play their part to keep everyone safe.”
She says they had a briefing this morning and Police in the north are geared up for the impact of the cyclone.
“We have our men who are on standby by at all the stations and also through the different posts and stations. We had a briefing this morning with divisional police commanders just on our level of preparedness. As we speak there are some evacuation centers opened up in the north and police has been deployed to provide security at the centers.”
Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro.