Flood victims from East New Britain province affected by weeks of heavy downpour have been assisted by business houses.
The floods caused by the continuous rains resulted in loss of food gardens, livestock and cash crops.
The Chinese Community comprising of business houses like Lae Biscuit Company, Tropicana Ltd, Spirit of Rabaul, Spirit of Kokopo and K –Central donated a ton of food supplies that included rice, water, noodles,juice and 500 cartons of biscuits.
The food were utilized by the Minister for Police and member for Gazelle Jelta Wong.
Provincial Disaster Committee member and Administrator Wilson Matava expressed gratitude to the business houses for the donation on behalf of the Provincial Government and the Provincial Disaster Committee.
Mr Matava also commended Mr Wong for his continuous support and concern for the people of ENBP.