Regional Archive April 2020

The United Kingdom chartered this sweeper flight and activated the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism, which allows for a financial contribution from the European Union to the charter cost, as European passengers were on board the flight.

More European And British Citizens Repatriated From Fiji

88 European and British citizens were repatriated from Fiji on a United Kingdom chartered, Fiji Airways operated flight last night, bringing the total number of Europeans repatriated from Fiji due to COVID-19 pandemic to above 400.
The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor.

First Delivery of Medical Supplies Arrives Through the Pacific Humanitarian Pathway on COVID-19

50,000 KN95 facial masks and 20,000 protective masks have arrived in Nadi, Fiji, to be used in the fight against COVID-19. This essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), destined for Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and French Polynesia is being coordinated through the Pacific Humanitarian Pathway on COVID-19 (PHP-C).