18th June 07:14 PM
Fiji Emergency Medical Team receives $610,000 worth of emergency equipment
By Faria Begum
Friday 08/02/2019
Australian Deputy High Commissioner Anna Dorney with the Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqanibete and the Fiji Emergency Medical Team

Emergency response during disasters in Fiji is set to improve following the $610,000 donation of emergency equipment by the Australian High Commission.

The equipment will be used by the Fiji Emergency Medical Team which has a total of 31 members.

The equipment was officially handed over to the Minister for Health Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete.

Donation given to the Fiji Emergency Medical Team 

The equipment will be used to help respond to emergencies during disasters as this will enable teams to set up temporary health centers.

The donation includes tents, portable water purification units, lights and communication equipment

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