Red Cross prepare for disaster
October 10, 2014 8:00 pm
With the cyclone season starting next week, the Fiji Red Cross Society has started their preparations for disaster risk management.
The society has started their pre-cyclone briefings on preparing national emergency plans.
The society is at in its preparedness has containers at all its fourteen
branches should there be a need during a natural disaster.
“In those containers we have back-up, phone in our ready for us to be able to respond in the event of a disaster. We have set-up our communications system that is independent; our satellite phones so that we can be independent of the mobile phone system.”
About 200 active volunteers are conducting activities such as dengue cleanup campaign and other localized activities.