Site visit at the Huro hybrid solar farm by Permanent Secretary of the MMERE, Dr. Chris Vehe, and ADB’s Solomon Islands Pacific Country Office’s Unit Head Elmar Elbling.

Huro Hybrid Solar Farm to Reduce Reliance on Diesel Fuel

A recent combined mission including officials from the Asian Development Bank, Solomon Islands Government, and Solomon Power to Makira Ulawa Province was satisfied with work progress at the Huro Hybrid Solar Farm near Kirakira.
The soon-to-be-open AHC will improve health services including the work safety of the team of nurses serving in Manuopo once it opens.

Manuopo Area Health Clinic Near Completion

Work on the new Manuopo Area Health Centre (AHC) is nearing completion with around 4000 people within its catchment area to benefit from the new facility and the services to be provided once it opens.
Findings indicated the impact of the cyclone was minimal on all sectors. However, due to heavy rains associated with the two cyclones the main food crops on the island (Cassava and Taro) were damaged due to landslides.

Multi-Sectoral Assessment for Tikopia and Anuta Completed

Initial Damage Assessment (IDA) following reported damages caused by the recent double Tropical Cyclones Judy and Kevin has been completed in Tikopia and Anuta islands in the Temotu Province.
One of the deep freezer sets funded by the constituency with CDF for Hautahe Women Association under the income generating initiative. This set which cost about $59,000 include 6x350 watts solar panel including batteries.

East Are'are Constituency Supports Constituents to be Self Reliant

East Are’are Constituency (EAC) has set important targets in implementing its Constituency Development Fund (CDF) programme as it continues to empower constituents to be self-reliant.
RSIPF Airport Policing Operations Officer-In-Charge, Mr Paul Kalea, said before, during and after the games will be a busy period for the RSIPF and other stakeholders.

Security Preparations for 2023 Pacific Games Progressing Well

Security preparations at the Honiara International Airport for the upcoming South Pacific Games in November has been progressing and is positive.

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