Thursday, 12 February 2009 11:33 AM

More to Do: H.E. Smart

The help rendered to support flood victims including missing people has been "superb".

At a press conference with lost, and found, hiker, Dries Stevens, the British High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, H.E. Timothy Smart, thanked the media for spreading the word.

He said there has been many help locally and internationally which has given positive result as the location of the missing hiker.

"There has been a superb team from the Royal Solomon Islands Police, RAMSI, Solomon Islands Government, people in villages and volunteers."

He said the response in search and rescue shows people in the Solomons are "strong and work together" to help through this time of disaster.

Mr. Smart said that while there's a happy end to the missing hiker, there are still many lost loved ones "but we are doing everything we can to help and support them."

He stressed that there is still more to be done "and we are still going to continue to help them."

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