5000 Fijian students still going to school in tents

A total of 4484 students are still studying under tents in schools in Fiji as a result of  tropical cyclone Winston.

This was clarified in Parliament by Education Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy, who said Opposition MP Salote Radrodro incorrectly informed the House that more than 85,000 students were studying under tents.

“This is far from the truth. There are only 4484 students currently in tents. This is only 2.1 per cent of the 211,385 students we have in our schools,” he said.  Continue reading

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