An update on the status of the relief efforts was presented during a media conference yesterday with the emergency controller, Dr Bill Hamblin, at the Emergency office at Gordon, Port Moresby.
Dr Hamblin said the relief efforts still continue however, supplies for Tari-Pori alone have been put on hold due to the tribal warfare.
He said for the other provinces and impacted areas, the relief supplies are still being distributed.
The emergency controller further revealed that the second phase of the relief efforts will begin soon but will vary.
They will be taking into consideration the infrastructure and status of development in each area.