A Provincial Assembly Member in Temotu Province wants urgent assistance from the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in response to the recent impacts of cyclone Pam.
Cyclone Warning Advices have been in place for Temotu Province this week and parts of the Province have already reported serious damages to food gardens, homes and schools.
Jackson Laka says the impacts left by the cyclone is likely to be long term.
“The disaster will be long term. We depend only on fruit trees like banana, but now banana and every fruit tree have been damaged by the cyclone. So I see the disaster’s effects will be long term. So that is why I want hem to come down, the disaster office must come down and assess us, and see what the recent cyclone has done.”