EVACUATION CENTRES TO BE CLEARED TODAY
Schools that were used as evacuation centres is expected to be cleared today, says National Disaster Management Office director Akapusi Tuifagalele. Mr Tuifagalele said this was one of the main reasons as to why schools around the country remained closed yesterday. However he could not confirm the number of schools that were used as evacuation centres. “We expect classes to resume as normal today as families move back into their own homes.” 329 evacuation centres were open throughout the county during the past two days with 15,168 evacuees. The highest number of evacuees was recorded in the West with 11,294 evacuees. Mr Tuifagalele said assessment teams were currently on the ground to determine the cost of damage.