News Release

Latter-day Saints Lend a Hand on Fiji Island of Taveuni

Local members and missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the Fiji island of Taveuni are delivering emergency supplies, removing debris from properties, helping to rebuild homes and supporting victims of Cyclone Winston in many other ways.

Taveuni island was one of the most severely hit places when Cyclone Winston hit Fiji a week ago.

According to Fiji national director of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sulueti Kama, "There are around 9,000 people who live on the island—1,900 of whom are Latter-day Saints."  

"Many houses were flattened so temporary shelter and water are urgently needed.The villagers' church meetinghouse was damaged and needs to be repaired. Food is rotting in plantations." 

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