Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands National Disaster Council Situation Report 07 Jan 2003

Our Ref.: 04/1/20

1. Tikopia Analysis

Assessement of Tikopia progressing.

Relief operation is still continuing in the distribution of supplies

People are devided between eight groups for the distribution. Isabella is still in Tikopia

2. Anuta Analysis

Patrol Boat Auki carrying the advance party arrived in Anuta this morning

A rapid assessment found no deaths or casualties

Gardens on slopes are safe

Gardens on hilltop suffered from exposure

Only village in Anuta of 300 people are safe and fine

Water supply repaired by locals

Medicines given to the people

Coconuts, fruit trees, etc damaged

Houses are safe with minor damage

Generally Anuta is safe

17% of the 12 tons of rice is allocated for Anuta

3. Honiara Analysis

MV Hamakio Maru ETD 6pm this evening

Consignment include 150 diesel/fuel/2 kerosene drums, 24 tonnes of rice, 100 household, education materials, fishing gears, water-supply materials, local materials (sago-palm, lawyer canes) to be picked up at Lata

Other items will depend on new assessment request

Bulk of relief so far sponsored by Australia and New Zealand governments

Also NGO parter and relief agencies Red Cross, ADRA, Oxfam, World Vision) gave assistance

4. Donations

Recent donations include Republic of China on Taiwan (ROC) $74,000, Solomons Mutual Insurance $10,000, Gao/Bugotu constituency $5,000, SIG

$100,000, Australia $460,000, New Zealand $200,000.

5. Pledges

Japan, Germany, USA, Westpac, UNDP, APSD, Seaways, etc

6. Other Islands

Other islands of Temotu Province needs assessment

Liason with Temotu Province and NDMO should be continuous.

National Disaster Council
Dept of Home and Cultural Affairs
PO Box G11
Solomon Islands

Phone: (677) 27937,27936
Fax: (677)-25591
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