Man who saved 12 villagers at the height of STC Winston lives in a makeshift home

Epeli Lalanavanua in front of his home which he built from the debris left behind by the Category 5 monster storm Tropical Cyclone Winston. Picture: SIKELI QOUNADOVU

THE name Epeli Lalanavanua may not be well known but at Tuatua Village he is a hero who saved 12 people (10 children and two adults) at the height of Category 5 monster storm Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston (STCW). On February 20, 2016 when storm surges and strong winds battered the island of Koro, a […]

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