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Incident bulletin 5th October 2018

Incident bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution. The latest information is always available online on our web where you can also subscribe to receive this weekly Incident bulletin by email.

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: France, USA, Nigeria, Indonesia and India.

France

Start date: 9th October
End date:

General Confederation of Labour (CGT) and Workers Force (FO) unions have called for a strike on October 9 to protest against the government. The logistics and transportation sector is expected to be severely impacted by the strike.

USA

Start date: 14th September
Updated: 2nd October

United States Postal Service (USPS) has updated, that a flooding crisis remains after Hurricane Florence has passed. Operations are still suspended at many post offices in the Carolinas, and deliveries and other services have been affected.

Nigeria

Start date: 27th September
End date: 3rd October

The strike has been called off and mail services have resumed. Any backlog of mail as a result of the strike may take a few days to clear.

Indonesia

Start date: 28th September
End date: unknown

Pos Indonesia has advised, that processing and delivery of all postal items to the following postal codes have been suspended: 941xx-942xx (Palu); 943xx (Donggala, Parigi and Moutong); and 915xx (Mamuju Utara). A 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit the country on 28 September 2018, devastating Palu, Donggala and Mamuju in the Central Sulawesi province. Most of the buildings and roads in the affected areas have suffered major damage, and are cut off from electricity, communication and fuel.

India

Start date: 8th Augutst
End date: 4th October

India Post Office has updated us that postal services in Kerala have returned to normal after the severe flooding in August 2018.

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