HFC Bank has announced special relief assistance for the customers who have been affected by the flooding and tropical cyclone Josie. This includes relaxation in loan repayments for affected customers and additional loans under the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) Disaster Rehabilitation Package. The Bank can also provide personal loans of up to $1,000 for emergency needs within 2 days from the lodgement of completed applications.
Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rakesh Ram said “first and foremost, our sympathies and prayers are with all those who have lost their loved ones, those directly and indirectly affected”. Mr Ram said that he was in Ba and Nadi over the weekend and contacted some of the clients who have been affected. The executive team of HFC Bank will be again visiting the customers during the week to assess their needs.
“We at HFC Bank are at the forefront to assist our customers affected by this disaster including any potential customers based on our normal criteria. The customers can contact the nearest branch or account managers for any assistances” he added.
The HFC Bank package does not limit the customers who are based in the affected areas but extended to those who have families or properties in the affected areas, can also seek assistance.