The few supermarkets in Nouméa nonetheless open are taken by storm | EUROtoday

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Queues alongside the roads, empty cabinets… In Nouméa, residents are having issue getting provides. Many supermarkets have closed their doorways, and companies that stay open are experiencing provide difficulties on account of highway blockages.

The authorities of New Caledonia needs to reassure the inhabitants. In a press launch, the spokesperson states that “The government of New Caledonia has identified a sufficient two-month stock. There is no food shortage.”

For his half, the Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, introduced Thursday May 16 the institution of an airlift, permitting the arrival of a thousand police and gendarmes, and to make sure “ the island's meals provide “.

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