Australia will help Fijian families with
further flood relief assistance, the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign
Affairs, Mrs Chris Gallus, announced today.
'Australia is funding urgent relief to
isolated communities and helping Fijian authorities determine damage and
relief needs,' Mrs Gallus said.
'Australia is working with FRANZ agreement
partners, France and New Zealand, to replenish Fiji Red Cross supplies,
funding up to 300 Emergency Shelter Kits that include hurricane lanterns,
blankets, cooking utensils and kerosene cookers.
'More than 400 large tarpaulins and collapsible