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The World Health Organization reported that a dengue serotype-2 outbreak is ongoing in Samoa (WHO, 5 Nov 2017). The Government of Samoa later confirmed that the outbreak was detected in October 2017, estimating a cumulative total of four dengue-related deaths; 1,522 clinical and confirmed cases;…
Affected countries: Fiji, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna (France)
Tropical Cyclone Evan (TD04F) passed over Samoa as a Category 2 tropical cyclone on 13-14 Dec 2012, damaging almost 1,000 houses and destroying almost 700. As of 3 Jan 2013, only 810 people remained in evacuation centers, down from over 7,000 immediate after the storm. (OCHA, 3 Jan 2013) A…
Affected countries: Fiji, Wallis and Futuna (France)
Cyclone Tomas, a Category 4 cyclone, struck the Fiji Islands on 15 March 2010, bringing destructive winds and heavy rains. The Government declared a state of disaster in the northern and eastern divisions of Fiji on 16 March 2010. Some 240 evacuation centres were opened in the affected divisions to…