Recent bad weather affects Tutu Zone


COMMUNITIES of Vorvoru in Tutu Zone at Varisi Lavata Ward 12, Northwest Choiseul, are badly affected from food shortage caused by the recent stormy weather experienced.

According to report from Mr Nerio Ulemiki the media coordinator for Christ the King Parish at Voruvoru, the heavy rain caused landslides and floods destroying their local food gardens leaving hundreds of people hungry.

“The locals affected are now calling on the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to advice the Choiseul Provincial Disaster Committee at Taro to assess the affected area and send relief supplies,” said Mr Ulemiki.

He elaborated that Tutu Zone communities are also calling on their good MP for food assistance during this current situation faced.

Attempt to reach the Choiseul Provincial Disaster Committee at Taro for comment was not possible yesterday.

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