21 Dec 2012

Britain gives disaster aid to Samoa and Fiji

1:08 pm on 21 December 2012

Britain is providing about 80,000 US dollars to help with the initial disaster relief requirements in Samoa in the wake of Cyclone Evan.

The Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the Pacific, Hugo Swire, made the announcement, saying he is saddened to hear of the devastation in Samoa.

A similar amount of aid is to be given to Fiji.