6 Apr 2017

More post cyclone rebuild help rolled out in Fiji next week

10:03 am on 6 April 2017

Fiji is rolling out its third phase of reconstruction assistance for the rebuild after Cyclone Winston.

Makarita from Nukubalavu Village watches as her house is rebuilt after Cyclone Winston

Makarita from Nukubalavu Village watches as her house is rebuilt after Cyclone Winston Photo: Supplied/Fiji Red Cross

The next phase of the Help for Homes initiative, aimed at assisting 6-thousand more families, is to start next week.

Under the scheme people whose homes were damaged or ruined have been given a card loaded with up to $US3300 worth of credit to buy hardware to rebuild.

About 26,000 people have so far received assistance.

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