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  • Apr

LAST Sunday’s tsunami warning sparked a mass evacuation of patients at Buala Hospital, Isabel.

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  • Apr

AN allocation of funds for natural disasters should be allocated each year under the national budget, a prominent MP suggests.

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  • Apr

THE United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is warning countries to step up monitoring, reporting and prevention to tackle one of the world’s most destructive banana diseases, Fusarium wilt, which recently spread from Asia to Africa and the Middle-East, and is now menacing Latin American countries.

  • 16
  • Apr

SAVE the Children is currently assisting the Guadalcanal Province Emergency Operation Centre (GPEOC) with distribution of relief supplies and assessment of damages in Guadalcanal Province.

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  • Apr

THE Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) on Tuesday welcomed a visiting delegation of senior military and government personnel from the United States National Defense University in Washington to the Mission’s base at Guadalcanal Beach Resort, Henderson, east Honiara.

  • 16
  • Apr

As part of speeding up the recovery effort following the recent disaster Credit Corporation has stepped to offer $100,000 to World Vision for relief work.

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  • Apr

OFFICIALS are still assessing the damage caused by two large earthquakes in Bougainville in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

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  • Apr

THE Ministry of Infrastructure Development says it is committed to begin repair works on bridges and roads affected by the recent flash floods in Honiara and Guadalcanal.

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  • Apr

AUSTRALIA’S Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove has send condolences to the people of Solomon Islands who have been devastated following the April 3 floods which killed 21 people and left thousands homeless.

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  • Apr

DEPUTY Police Commissioner Walter Kola has blamed a flat tyre on an accident he was involved in the early hours of last Friday.

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  • Apr

SOLOMON water says residents in Honiara will continue to experience improvements to its water supply following the recent devastation of floods and damages.

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  • Apr

VARIOUS victims of the April 3 flash floods living in evacuation centres in Honiara have expressed concern over the management of several centres and relief distribution to victims.