Red Cross Message Brings Good News After Cyclone Winston

Red Cross Message Brings Good News After Cyclone Winston

Two months after Cyclone Winston, Timoci*, a prisoner sitting in Suva Remand Centre, Fiji, was getting worried. He knew there had been deaths from the category 5 cyclone and he had still not heard from any of his family members.

Talking to a visiting International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) protection delegate, he found out he could write a message to his family about their health and well-being after the cyclone and the Fiji Red Cross Society could hand-deliver it.

One hundred kilometres away, Jone was at home in Tailevu when he answered a knock at the door to find a Fiji Red Cross volunteer. She was holding a piece of paper which she told him was a message from his uncle.

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