#header-inner img {margin: 0 auto !important; #header-inner {text-align: Center ;} Fiji Coupfourpointfive: Nearly 18,000 now in evacuation centres

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Nearly 18,000 now in evacuation centres

Fiji Live also has figures on the number of people taking shelter in evacuation centres around Fiji.

It says a total of 17, 792 people are being housed in 240 evacuation centres throughout Fiji.

In the north there are 123 evacuation centres with 7,513 people; in the central division there are 76 centres with 3,614 people and in the eastern division, nine evacuatuon centres are housing 497 people with  38 centres in the west with a total of 1,568.

Fiji Live quoted DISMAC operations officer, Anthony Blake, as saying 89 schools are being used as evacuation centres.

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