Malalaua Station Flooded

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The Malalaua Station in the Gulf Province has been underwater leaving people distraught with houses flooded and food gardens destroyed.

This comes after the continuous rainfall in the area for months that causes the water level to rise. Public servants and villagers have been affected by the impact of this harsh climatic condition.

The station has been under water for months now after continuous rainfall up in the mountains have causing floods to sweep through the area.

Residents living on low stilt post houses lost properties to the floods with food gardens destroyed, and daily activities affected.

Among those affected, was Malalaua School Inspector, Kaia Ray Eka, who told EMTV about their challenges with this harsh climatic condition.

“We normally wore sportswear to get to the office then change in our working clothes,” Eka said.

Residents are calling now called for an immediate intervention from the government.

Eric Haurupma

studied at the University of Papua New Guinea graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations. His main areas of expertise within EMTV are the courts, crime and the environment.

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