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PNGDF boat arrives in Bougainville

After 20 years the PNGDF Landing Barge NUSHIP Gloucester has arrived into Bougainville.

The last sign of any PNGDF was as they withdrew from Bougainville in April of 2003.

This time they arrive back to assist the growing number of survivors from the Mt Bagana eruption in Central Bougainville.

The landing barge is bringing supplies and other necessary materials to assist the survivors and bring aid to them as they recover from the disaster.

About 10,000 people are homeless with growing concerns on health issues now rising inside the care centres.

Read More in Your Post-Courier tomorrow Thursday Aug 03.