Ministry of Provincial Development &National Disaster Management
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER NORTHERN DI VISION
P.O. Box 46, Labasa, FIJI Telephone: 8811439
SITUATION REPORT # 01/12 Time :1200hrs Date22/01/12
From : Commissioner Northern Division
To : Director Disaster Management Office
Re : ACTIVATION OF MACUATA DISTRICT EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTRE
Due to the low pressure the District EOC is now operating under a skeleton staff –
Commissioner Northern Divisional Planning Officer PA Macuata
Lorima Vuetanavanua Netani Vateitei
Continuous heavy rain from last night till this morning had caused flooding in low lying areas of Macuata.
Nagigi temple road under water, knee deep level
Navoalevu, Wainikoro stretch closed to all traffic.
Kelikoso village – 8 houses under water including village church and hall, villagers evacuated
at the CMF church on the hill.
Urata Loop Road under water.
Boubale road closed to all traffic
Vesidrua road landslide; still open to traffic
Batiri village new bridge closed, all traffic diverted to old bridge
Public are advised to take precautions if they are living in low lying areas and should move up to higher grounds and refrain from trying to cross flooded rivers and crossings.
Next update 1500 hrs
for Commissioner Northern Division