|Picture: Baljeet Singh|
More than 20 tonnes of Cyclone Aid including clothes, medical supplies, food, groceries, stationery and hardware has been unloaded in the port of Lautoka in Fiji from the super yacht Big Fish.
The delivery of relief items worth 74,000 Fijian Dollars was collected by officials from the National Disaster Management Office for distribution to families and communities that were affected by Tropical Cyclone Evan
Carol Dunlop from Yacht Help Fiji had co-ordinated the delivery of the aid with the yachts Master; Captain Joyce-Clark who with his crew of seven, had, packed the items on the yacht before leaving Auckland New Zealand on December 26th for the 5 day trip to the Islands
Local businesses, schools and individuals in the city had responded to a request for assistance and donated aid items listed by Yacht Help Fiji and YachtAid Global for immediate use in the aftermath of one of the biggest cyclones to have hit the Fijian Islands in many years