Thursday, February 02, 2012

Rough seas, strong winds at Finschhafen

Update from Finschhafen: James Krimbu, a health worker at Braun Rural Hospital in Finschhafen, Morobe province, told me from Finschhafen that the area had been experiencing very rough seas and strong winds, which was hampering rescue efforts.
“At the moment, there are rough seas and strong winds in Finschhafen,” he said.
“District administrator organised boats to go out but they can’t because the seas are too rough.
“At the moment, they are on standby at Buki Wharf.
“They made a first attempt before lunch but they encountered rough seas and strong winds and they turned back.”
Krimbu said no bodies had been delivered to the Braun hospital, however, a helicopter had flown over Finschhafen for Lae

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