PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT
Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center
With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai'i
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (PNG
Post-Courier, Aug. 23) -- Some 13,000 people in Siwai, South Bougainville
and many more in Central Bougainville are struggling with the aftermath
of severe floods that washed away crops and animals.
Officials say more than 1,329 people
in Siwai urgently need help with an additional 1,164 people from along
the coast badly affected by the floods.
Road links have been closed from the