26 Mar 2015

World Vision to provide cyclone relief to Solomons

3:35 pm on 26 March 2015

World Vision has begun preparing relief items to distribute to families affected by Cyclone Pam in Solomon Islands.

More than 5,000 people in Tikopia, Anuta and the Reef Islands in Temotu province have been affected with close to 1,500 homes damaged and livelihoods destroyed.

The Solomon Star reports World Vision is supporting the National Disaster Management Office and the Red Cross to provide relief.

World Vision says it will distribute household kits, hygiene kits and livelihood kits containing items like seeds, fertilizer, bush knives, hammers and nails to 305 households.

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