19 Mar 2015

Fiji sends relief team to Vanuatu

8:42 am on 19 March 2015

Fiji has sent a relief team to Cyclone-battered Vanuatu to assist in disaster recovery efforts.

Aid arriving in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Aid arriving in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Photo: RNZ / Koroi Hawkins

The team is led by Commissioner Western Manasa Tagicakibau.

The relief includes supplies and equipment to aid victims affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam.

Meanwhile, Fiji Airways confirms that a supplementary B737 flight will operate to Port Vila, to cater for passengers disrupted from last week's cancellations.

The airline will assist affected passengers where possible, and has published a set of waivers for those holding tickets and wishing to delay travel to Vanuatu.

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