Prime Minister Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, as part of his tour to the Lau group, visited Vatoa to distribute relief supplies to the villagers.
A traditional ceremony of welcome was first accorded to the Prime Minister by the village elders before he addressed them.
Prime Minister Bainimarama, with the assistance of his delegation, then distributed relief items which included shelter and hygiene kits, cooking stoves and food supplies to name just a few.
He also had the opportunity to witness firsthand the devastation caused by TC Harold.
The Prime Minister later visited Vatoa District School and met with the teachers and students.