WWF-Pacific provides humanitarian assistance to communities affected by TC Harold | WWF

WWF-Pacific provides humanitarian assistance to communities affected by TC Harold



Posted on 29 April 2020
Black packs ready for communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold
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In a bid to support national relief emergency efforts to communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold, WWF-Pacific extended its support by providing emergency relief packs to the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO).
 
WWF-Pacific's Great Sea Reef Programme manager Alfred Ralifo said the emergency relief supplies are targeted at ensuring that no one is left out and communities affected can live with dignity and opportunity.
 
"A total of 40 black packs and 30 dignity kits were distributed and this assistance is focused on providing emergency assistance, supporting rebuilding efforts and empowering communities to adjust to changing weather patterns," he said.
 
The relief support provided is part of WWF-Pacific's Disaster Response plan which places special focus on meeting the essential needs of communities affected durings times of disaster. 
 
The funds provided towards enabling WWF-Pacific to support communities during times of natural disasters was provided by the Australian governments Fiji Program Support Facility though its Emergency Preparedness Grant agreement.
Black packs ready for communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold
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Emergency response teams deployed are expected to take the relief assistance to affected areas.
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Emergency response teams deployed are expected to take the relief assistance to affected areas i Fiji.
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