Bank donates cash for relief efforts

IN EFFORTS to assist the immediate relief efforts and support of the recovery of affected communities by Tropical Cyclone Harold the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) received a cash donation of $10,000 from BRED Bank. 

The cash donation will go towards affected communities for most of the island of Kadavu and the Lau group.

Bred Bank Fiji CEO, Mr. Thierry Charras-Gillot says the donation is part of their responsibility to help Fijians recover from the category four cyclone.

Minister for Defence, National Security and Policing, Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu acknowledged the financial assistance from the French bank.

“On behalf of the Fijian Government, the Hon Prime Minister and the people of Fiji, we want to say vinaka vakalevu for your kind support towards the people of Fiji especially those who needed this assistance,” Seruiratu said.

Meanwhile the NDMO is continuing with the ration distribution and damage assessment in affected areas.

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