Developments in Honiara

Dear Editor – Thank you for including the following article in your column. There must be a ‘silver lining’ in the ‘dark clouds’ which shrouded Honiara in the recent deadly flash floods and the heart breaks and misery they brought to Honiara and the nation. It is a golden opportunity for national and Honiara Town…

And now, the recovery process is underway

THE disaster recovery stage is underway. Last week’s devastating floods claimed more than 20 lives, affected 52,000 people, and left behind a trail of unimaginable destruction. Latest figures from the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) showed approximately 9,400 people are currently living in 21 welfare centres in Honiara. NDMO says up to 52,000 people have…

Flood emergency

DEAR EDITOR – I was standing with a big crowd of about more than 100 people at the Outpatient watching the increasing strength of the wind and a heavy pouring of rain at about 11:30 AM. As everybody’s eyes stared toward Mataniko River we couldn’t believe our eyes when a group of Lord Howe settlement…

Disaster, comfort and hope

DEAR EDITOR – Grateful if you could publish this article in your daily newspaper. This article purposely written to fellow country men, women and children who were terribly affected by the worst flood, and to share my personal views on how to derive goals, visions and objectives from the disasters. Firstly, “Your majesty, King Jesus,…

Financial hoax

DEAR EDITOR – Dr Tarcisius Kabutaulaka is not far from the truth, that is a flooded politics amidst the devastating situation Honiara and some parts of Guadalcanal are now experiencing. Some money mongers obviously have taken advantage of the detriment of the real victims; some public servants whose official duty is to serve the public…