Posts Tagged ‘Solomon Islands Floods’

Leprosy on the increase in the Pacific

Friday, June 13th, 2014

A resurgence in the number of cases of leprosy throughout the Pacific has experts saying the disease is far from eradicated there. The number of new cases has been growing during the past four years. Recently there has been an outbreak of leprosy affecting 24 people living in displaced people’s centres in Honiara. Over the Read more

Technical Institute students helping needy families after flood

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

  The Salesians through Salesian Missions, Australia, have funded the manufacture of drum ovens, tables and chairs for the victims of the recent floods in Solomon Islands. The machine fitting students at Don Bosco Technical Institute are making drum ovens for the most needy families in the Foxwood and Nalibiu area. The carpentry students will Read more