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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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Delana Shifts Focus To Gender Equality

Fiji Sun Online - 18 Dec 2017
After the devastation, caused to major infrastructure, by Tropical Cyclone Winston the trainers and staff responsible for Cakaudrove, with the ministry's support, have increased the trainee intake from the normal 20 to 30. Last week 29 youths graduated ...
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Feast with the least

Fiji Times - 18 Dec 2017
In the context of climate change and the reality of climate change-induced (forced) displacement as a result of storms such as Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, flooding or drought, saltwater inundation and rising sea levels, how do we prepare to ...
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Climate Change Destroyed My Home

Motherboard - 04 Dec 2017
Now I've made it my job to convince people that global warming is real. SHARE; TWEET. Sivendra Michael. Dec 4 2017, 6:00am. A home destroyed by Cyclone Winston in Fiji. Image: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs/Flickr · On Edge is a series about ...
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School kept Fiji flood victims money

Radio New Zealand - 18 Dec 2017
The report found multiple faults in Blockhouse Bay Intermediate's accounting - including keeping relief fundraising money after Cyclone Winston devastated parts of Fiji in 2016. "We drew attention to the school not passing on $3700 collected ...
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Towards a Climate-Smart World: 12 Ways for a Resilient Future

World Bank Group - 02 Dec 2017
The ceiling of Rai Tabusoro's home was ripped away by catastrophic winds. The 43-year-old was able to save the life of his elderly mother by placing her in a concrete bathroom, as well as a pregnant woman who he carried to shelter. In the same Fijian ...
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IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Visit to Fiji

International Monetary Fund - 12 Dec 2017
“The economy is recovering well after Tropical Cyclone Winston and is expected to record its eighth consecutive year of expansion in 2017. Growth is expected to pick up to about 4 percent in 2017, underpinned by reconstruction activities, a vibrant ...
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A helping hand for veterans

Fiji Times - 16 Dec 2017
And a lot of information is purely by hearsay or it's information that is locked away in someone's head somewhere. One of the first things I did was try to locate every gravesite where our veterans are buried and where assistance was given to families ...
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Unexpected and assurance

Adventist News Network - 11 Dec 2017
Unexpectedly in February 2016, Category-5 CycloneWinston” destroyed Viti Levu, Fiji's main Island. The Cyclone destroyed many Seventh-day Adventist churches. With the assurance of God's leading, Peter Koolik, volunteer coordinator of the General ...
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These 3 Vacation Snapshots Sold Online for $900

International Living - 07 Dec 2017
My friend and I visited Fiji in November 2015, taking in the sights and sounds of the Suncoast, meeting wonderful people, going on adventures…and taking pictures. I'd bought an underwater camera, specifically for this trip. Known as the “soft coral ...
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Fiji Red Cross Society Annual National Appeal to start tomorrow

Fijivillage - 24 Nov 2017
The Fiji Red Cross Society Annual National Appeal will start tomorrow with the aim of helping those still leaving in tents after Tropical Cyclone Winston. $15,000 was collected through the appeal last year. Fiji Red Cross Acting Director Eseroma Ledua ...
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Volunteers at heart

Fiji Times - 08 Dec 2017
Putting up their hands to assist affected Fijians in need after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston without a second thought was what ran through these young ladies minds when they had the opportunity to volunteer in Fiji. Aoibhin Flanagan and Rebecca ...
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How Can You Prepare for a Cyclone When You're Living in a Tent?

Pacific Standard - 10 Nov 2017
They knew a cyclone was coming, but few Fijians beyond the country's meteorologists had any idea how strong it would be. "What happened during the cyclone is that news reports kept saying, 'It's a Category 5 cyclone, it's a Category 5 cyclone,'" says ...

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