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Japan gives Fiji humanitarian aid

Japan has donated three grants to Fiji to help in relief and rehabilitation efforts in the wake of devastating floods in Fiji two weeks ago. The three grants totaling 150-thousand dollars will help...

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Western Fiji faces health threat in wake of floods

Health authorities in Fiji say raw sewage, dead cattle and poor drainage pose serious health problems in western Fiji in the wake of recent record floods. The Fiji Times says authorities have mounted...

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Vanuatu

Vanuatu: Cyclone - Information Bulletin n° 1

VANUATU: CYCLONE Information Bulletin N=B0 01 1 February 1999 The Disaster On 15 January 1999 a tropical depression alert was issued to all communities in the Northen Ports of the Vanuatu...

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Fiji

Fiji weather bureau defends its forecasting

Fiji's Director of Meteorology has come out in defence against criticism that the office failed to give sufficient advance warning of the record floods that hit Fiji last week. Rajendra Prasad says...

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Fresh downpours hit Fiji

Just a week after the worst floods to hit Fiji, torrential downpours have caused fresh floods in the western division of the main island of Viti Levu. Authorities say the latest downpours have caused...

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Foreign aid continues to flow into Fiji

Foreign aid is continuing to flow into Fiji to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by the worst floods in Fiji's history. Australia has contributed 200-thousand-dollars in aid for purchase...

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Australian Assistance for Fiji Flooding Disaster

The Australian Government will contribute towards relief and rehabilitation activities following severe flooding in Fiji. The Government of Fiji has declared a national disaster in the western...

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Fiji

Fiji - Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 3

Ref. OCHA/GVA - 99/0006 Fiji - Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 3 25 January 1999 General Situation 1. Since the morning of 19 January, extremely heavy rain and squally thunderstorms have been...

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Vanuatu

Vanuatu authorities assess needs after Cyclone Dani

Danielle Guille reports from Vanuatu, that this follows an aerial survey over the weekend. The most urgent concern is the possible outbreak of malaria and dengue fever in areas that are still flooded...

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Aerial survey reveals Cyclone Dani's damage to Vanuatu

An aerial survey of Vanuatu over the weekend has revealed the extent of damage caused by cyclone Dani. Daniel Guille reports that flooding has caused much of the damage to roads and bridges near the...

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France surveys damage in cyclone hit Vanuatu

France has sent a patrol plane to Vanuatu's outer islands to survey the damage following tropical cyclone Dani. There are indications of extensive damage to the northern island of Efate, due to...

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Fiji

Australian Red Cross sends donation for Fiji relief

The Australian Red Cross has contributed 20-thousand dollars for emergency assistance operations to help victims of the Fiji floods. Fiji Red Cross has already used up relief items donated by the...

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Vanuatu

Reports of widespread damage in Vanuatu following cyclone Dani

There are indications of extensive damage in Vanuatu's outer islands following tropical cyclone Dani. Danielle Guille reports that communications are down in many areas: In north west Santo, which...

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Fiji

Fiji: Floods - Information Bulletin n° 1

FIJI: FLOODS Information Bulletin N=B0 1 21 January 1999 The Disaster Fiji is in the grip of the worst floods since rainfall records began. Floods this week swept through the towns of Nadi, Rakiraki,...

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Fiji

Fiji considers declaring disaster

Meanwhile, Fiji's Opposition is calling on the government to declare as disaster areas those districts hit by severe floods over the last two days. Karan Pillay reports, floodwater levels in the...

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Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Dani hits Vanuatu

Tropical Cyclone Dani is now affecting Vanuatu's capital Port Vila, where gale force winds are reported with heavy rains. The situation is improving in the northern islands of Santo and Malekula, but...

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Death toll rises in Flood hit Fiji

The death toll in Fiji's flood-hit island of Viti Levu has risen to four, with one person still missing. The Fiji Government has convened an emergency meeting to decide whether to declare a state of...

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