News - Fiji

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Mar '16

29 Mar 2016

Fiji

Solution for farmers

FIJI will need to broaden the cultivation and diversity of its crops to provide protection against future epidemics and natural disasters, says a regional farmer's organisation. The Pacific...

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Mar '16

22 Mar 2016

Fiji

Women’s economic empowerment critical for safeguarding food security - See more at: http://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/stories/2016/03/womens-economic-empowerment-critical#sthash.ZGwuG3wz.dpuf

Before the cyclone Rakesh Prakash and his family relied on the income they received from the produce they harvested on their 10-acre farm in Toge, near Ba. Twice a week they would harvest...

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12

Mar '16

12 Mar 2016

Fiji

Network to help private sector

THE Pacific region's private sector has benefited from the global market links that the Pacific Islands Trade and Invest (PT&I) Network has built over the several decades, says Pacific Islands...

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07

Mar '16

7 Mar 2016

Fiji

NZDF Delivers Essential Farming Supplies to Fijian Islands

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) NH90 helicopters are delivering sacks of seeds, seedlings and plant cuttings to three outlying islands as Fijian communities start the long task of rebuilding...

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03

Mar '16

3 Mar 2016

Fiji

Fiji regroups: Coordination key to effective Cyclone Winston response

This first-hand account from strategic communications adviser Vani Vulaca tells what it was like when Cyclone Winston tore through Fiji, looks at which areas are in most need of aid, and explains...

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02

Mar '16

2 Mar 2016

Fiji

NZMAT deployment to Fiji

New Zealand medical and surgical teams will depart for Fiji over the next two days to provide assistance in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston. This follows the deployment by the Ministry...

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29

Feb '16

29 Feb 2016

Fiji

Cyclone Winston: Damage bill reaches $650 million, Fiji Government says

Cyclone Winston: Damage bill reaches $650 million, Fiji Government say The damage bill from Cyclone Winston in Fiji has already reached $650 million, the government says, with thousands of...

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22

Feb '16

22 Feb 2016

Fiji

In Fiji, 17 dead from 'monster' Cyclone Winston; schools shuttered for a week

At least 17 people were killed in Fiji when a record-breaking storm struck the island nation Saturday night, according to a CARE Australia tweet citing Fiji's government. Now that Tropical...

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22

Feb '16

22 Feb 2016

Fiji

Charities where you can donate to help Fiji:

OXFAMOur International Crisis Fund ensures that we're able to respond quickly and efficiently, to help those most in need when a natural or a man-made emergency occurs around the globe. Right...

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21

Feb '16

21 Feb 2016

Fiji

Emergency Update: Tropical Cyclone Winston Bears Down on Fiji

As Cyclone Winston bears down on Fiji with category 5 intensity, Direct Relief has emergency medical supplies prepositioned on the island, ready to deploy. Tropical cyclone Winston made landfall...

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11

Feb '16

11 Feb 2016

Fiji

About $30M needed for full cancer unit

The Fiji Cancer Society will need close to $30 million for the next five years to have a full cancer unit in Fiji. Fiji Cancer Society’s Vice President Phillip Low says Fiji does not have...

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09

Feb '16

9 Feb 2016

Fiji

Fiji marks World Cancer Day

FIJI today joined the rest of the world to observe World Cancer Day, aimed to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. Health Minister Jone Usamate...

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