Wednesday, 4 February 2009 9:27 AM

Embassy of Taiwan Assists Flood Victims

The Embassy of the Republic of China has donated 500 kilograms of rice to the government for relief assistance to flood victims on Guadalcanal.

Member of Parliament for West Guadalcanal, Laurie Chan, received the rice on behalf of government.

Due to non-stop raining in the last few days, some villages in West and Northwest Guadacanal Province suffer from huge flood.

The flood had spoilt crop, and people are starving.

The ROC Embassy says it donated the rice in response to a request of the government .

The rice will be distributed by the National Disaster Council to the victims of the bad weather.

The Taiwanese Embassy says the prompt donation underlines that the strong commitment Taiwan attach to Solomon Islands.


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