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Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston was the strongest tropical cycl...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston was the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in Fiji and the South Pacific Basin in recorded history. The system was first noted as a tropical disturbance on 7 February 2016, when it was located to the northwest of Port Vila, Vanuatu. Over the next few days, the system gradually developed as it moved southeast, acquiring gale-force winds by 11 February. The following day, it underwent rapid intensification and attained ten-minute maximum sustained
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Applause For Reserve Bank Amid Cyclone Winston

Fiji Sun Online - 07 Mar 2018
As at July 2016, our foreign reserves stood at $1.982 billion which is equivalent of 5.5 months of retained imports. While commending the Reserve Bank of Fiji for a positive performance despite the devastating effects of Tropical Cyclone Winston, chair ...
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Fiji recognised for Green Bond

Radio New Zealand - 22 Mar 2018
Mr Levine said the money raised by the Fiji bond is going to a range of projects including crop resilience, irrigation and resilient building after the experience of Cyclone Winston. He said transparency was key to Fiji's success so far. "When you ...
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Cash boost for Raiwaqa basketball

Fiji Times - 23 Mar 2018
Tournament official Waisake Raicebe said they wanted to keep youths away from the crimes so they engaged them in the basketball competition. "The competition had been very intense from the teams and they have come prepared to win the tournament," he ...
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Every day is a 'nightmare'

Fiji Times - 21 Mar 2018
EVERY single day Apenisa Malai wishes Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston had not hit the island of Koro, precisely his village of Nasau. While many have accepted and have moved on with their lives, the 64-year-old man is still picking up the pieces from ...
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Low exports result of Winston, says Seruiratu

Fiji Times - 18 Mar 2018
AGRICULTURE Minister Inia Seruiratu said the drop in root crop and vegetable export figures post 2016 was a direct result of Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston. At an exporters' forum held in Nadi earlier this month, it was revealed that root crop and ...
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How Winston Churchill stole from India for Britain's war

Quartz - 22 Mar 2018
“I am glad to learn from the Minister of War Transport that a strict line is being taken in dealing with requests for cereals from the Indian Ocean area. A concession to one country at once encourages demands from all the others,” the prime minister ...
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Cyclone Fails To Stop Steelers

Fiji Sun Online - 09 Mar 2018
In 2015 Cyclone Winston dashed the dream of a group of farmers and students of Toge Village in Ba. The dream was to play at the Fiji Bitter Marist Sevens tournament. They had been training together before disaster struck and most of the players lost ...
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Shaken but not destroyed

Fiji Times - 17 Mar 2018
ON a hilltop, it sits overlooking the magnificient Koro Sea and Vanua Levu in the distance. It stands all alone exposed to the sun, rain and the wind that blows from all directions. There is nothing to protect it from the wrath of the forces of nature ...
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Fiji's Original Eco-Resort Is Better Than Ever

Forbes - 05 Mar 2018
Daily snorkel trips, complimentary kayaks and a glass-bottom boat allow visitors of all ages and swimming abilities to get out on the ocean and meet sea creatures. Fiji Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Naviavia Island. When it ...
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Fiji pride: Where paradise is more than sand and sea - 18 Mar 2018
With a free afternoon ahead, Gonebeci suggested snorkeling around Honeymoon Island, at the end of the bay. Following sports guide Niu Lebaivalu into water as clear as glass I had my first look at the coral damaged when Cyclone Winston roared over Fiji ...
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World looks to nature-based solutions for urgent water challenges

Modern Diplomacy - 23 Mar 2018
In recent times, the frequency of disasters affecting small states has been far much greater, reflecting small states' proximity to cyclone and hurricane belts. In addition, there has been a rapid expansion in the number of higher category cyclones ...
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Disaster-struck universities to collaborate on 'climate resilience'

Times Higher Education (THE) - 03 Mar 2018
The Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network, which was developed by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, aims to enable universities to pool resources and share expertise and experience on coping with climate change and natural disasters ...
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Winston rehab

Fiji Times - 05 Mar 2018
RECONSTRUCTION works on schools on Koro Island are yet to be completed, Attorney-General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum told Parliament yesterday. In response to Opposition member of parliament Niko Nawaikula, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said three ...

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