M'Buke Islanders

M’buke islanders begin clean-up

Clean up of houses started on Tuesday, 10 days after the winds hit and will continue.

The exercise was out off to allow the Provincial Disaster Team to carry out it's assessment of damages.

Ward Councillor Tapas Selarn Kaluwin told this newsroom a dedication service to a new Mbuke was conducted on Tuesday evening.

He said the service was to put the disaster behind them and move forward with a focus on recovery.

Manus MP and Parliament Speaker Job Pomat visited the island in Tuesday to see first hand the extent of damages.