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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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Fiji announces $50m 'climate bond' ahead of COP23 presidency

Climate Home - 18 Oct 2017
Fiji is recovering from a direct hit by Cyclone Winston in 2016, the strongest tropical storm recorded in the southern hemisphere. The economic losses were estimated at nearly a third of the country's GDP – and climate change is predicted to increase ...
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FSC Announces Final 2016 Sugar Cane Payment

Fiji Sun Online - 18 Oct 2017
Sugar cane production dropped to an all-time low in 2016 of 1,387,243 tonnes due to the widespread devastation caused by Cyclone Winston. As a result sugar production also dropped to 139,501 tonnes due to low and poor quality sugar cane supply.
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At Least One Category 3 Cyclone Tipped to Head Our Way

Fiji Sun Online - 11 Oct 2017
“We learned from TC Winston, which affected Fiji in February 2016, to remain prepared at all times.” Tropical Cyclone Winston, recorded as the most powerful cyclone to hit the Southern Hemisphere, caused widespread damage in the country leaving ...
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FSC announces final sugarcane payment for 2016

Fijivillage - 15 Oct 2017
The final sugarcane payment of $9.59 is composed of a $0.44 wash‑up payment and a $9.15 top‑up from Government in recognition of the ongoing difficulties faced by sugarcane farmers due to the massive damage caused by Cyclone Winston. Sugarcane ...
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Local development bank gets top accreditation

Fiji Times - 17 Oct 2017
"FDB's new GCF accreditation will grant Fiji better access to the critical financing that is needed to adapt the Fijian economy to climate catastrophes such as the recent Tropical Cyclone Winston, and the resulting projects will allow us to carry the ...
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Four to six cyclones possible to take place in Pacific region

Xinhua - 11 Oct 2017
The South Pacific island state should remain alert and get prepared at all times throughout the season as these are predictions based on statistical and scientific evidence, the report said. In February last year, category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston ...
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Pathways to a resilient Pacific: Our island journey ahead

Reliefweb - 02 Oct 2017
Recent disasters sit in the minds of those attending, on the frontline to Cyclone Pam in 2015 causing widespread destruction to be followed by Cyclone Winston in Fiji in 2016 costing the country FJD 1.99bn in damages and loss. This occurred as the ...
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International food feast at Rangi

Star Kiwi - 10 Oct 2017
One of the sisters from St Andrew's spoke to the school last year and the Rangi students were all struck by the struggle the school still faced following Cyclone Winston early last year. Amy said being able to give back is a very important part of ...
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Nauouo Villagers Move To Safer Location

Fiji Sun Online - 16 Oct 2017
But the devastation brought by severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in February last year was a wakeup call and brought them to the realisation that foregoing their site would be the only solution to avoid a repeat of the disaster they went through. Nauouo ...
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Aust Praises Fijian Leadership

Fiji Sun Online - 14 Oct 2017
Australia has praised the strong leadership of the Fijian Government when it responded to Tropical Cyclone Winston. Speaking at the Australia-Fiji Business Forum at the InterContinental Hotel in Sydney, yesterday, the Assistant Minister for Trade ...
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FSC announces 2016 sugarcane payment

The Jet Newspaper - 16 Oct 2017
The final sugar cane payment of $9.59 is composed of a $0.44 wash-up payment and a $9.15 top-up from Government in recognition of the ongoing difficulties faced by sugar cane farmers due to the massive damage caused by Category 5 Cyclone Winston.
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Australia's Amphibious Force Nearing Full Operational Capability

USNI News - 05 Oct 2017
In February 2016, HMAS Canberra (L02) deployed to Fiji after Tropical Cyclone Winston severely damaged the island chain. Operation Fiji Assist 2016 was Canberra's first operational deployment and perfectly demonstrated a primary purpose of Australia's ...
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Proves Stronger Than Winston

Fiji Sun Online - 29 Sep 2017
Tanoa Rakiraki Hotel is definitely stronger than Winston. The hotel was badly hit by Tropical Cyclone Winston last year . It took 18 months to rebuild the room structures and get the business up and running. It is understood a big investment was made ...
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Fiji More United Now: PM

Fiji Sun Online - 15 Oct 2017
In Fiji, we are faced with the rising seas, changing weather patterns and severe weather events – events like Tropical Cyclone Winston. I know many of you here watched from afar as Tropical Cyclone Winston ravaged our nation, destroying homes, schools ...

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