“Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare revealed this during his weekly nationwide address last Friday.
“Fellow citizens, whilst we continue to maintain our fight against COVID-19 the government have not disregarded the impacts tropical cyclone Harold had on our country.
“The government through the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology have completed its assessment in the affected areas,” said Mr.Sogavare.
“He added that non-food items have been distributed already to affected communities in Peri-urban Honiara and Guadalcanal Province with the support of NGO partners as per our National Disaster Management Plan 2018.
“The government has allocated SBD $8.7M for food relief efforts. I take this opportunity to acknowledge the support from our development partners and NGOs to the government’s efforts in dealing with the impacts of TC Harold,” he said.
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