About 2000 staff working in agencies along the Nasese peninsula in Suva will be undergoing a tsunami drill on Tuesday 25 September 2018. The drill will help prepare these staff to evacuate their offices within 20 minutes in the event of a tsunami.
The agencies that will be involved include the Office of the President, the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resource, the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs , the iTaukei Trust Fund Board, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Police Academy and the Fiji Revenue and Customs Services.
The National Disaster Management Office will coordinate the drill which will involve the closing of the Queen Elizabeth Drive from the Bowling Club to the Fiji Inland Revenue and Customs Services between 11 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon.
The National Disaster Management Office is advising members of the public living along the vicinity not to be alarmed during this time. The Queen Elizabeth Drive from the Bowling Club to the FIRCS office will be temporarily closed as well during this time.