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22 Jan 1985 description


UNDRO 85/0164
FIJI - CYCLONIC STORMS (PACIFIC REGION)
SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
22 JANUARY 1985

FIJI

1. GOVERNMENT OF FIJI HAS NOW REQUESTED UNDRO EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FOR RELIEF NEEDS AND UNITED NATIONS HELP FOR REHABILITATION, AGRICULTURE, CIVIL AVIATION, PUBLIC UTILITIES, ROADS AND HOUSING.

2. ASSESSMENT OF LOSSES STILL COMING IN. DIFFICULTIES EXPERIENCED DUE COMMUNICATIONS BREAKDOWN. DEATH TOLL BY 21 JANUARY IS 23. 30,000 PEOPLE LEFT HOMELESS. NADI AIRPORT NOW OPENED FOR NIGHT OPERATIONS.

18 Jan 1985 description


UNDRO 85/0151
FIJI - CYCLONIC STORMS (PACIFIC REGION)
INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
18 JANUARY 1985

1. VARIOUS REPORTS, INCLUDING INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM THE UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT CO-ORDINATOR (FIJI) INFORM OF SERIOUS DAMAGE ARISING FROM CYCLONE ERIC HAVING BEEN INFLICTED ON VITI LEVU (FIJI). EXTENSIVE WIND DAMAGE TO HOUSING AND CROPS. DEATH TOLL REPORTED BY UNDRO/UNDP RESREP UPTO NOON 18 JANUARY HAS RISEN TO 16 PERSONS WITH MANY MISSNG AT SEA. MAIN AIRPORT CLOSED.