News - Fiji
22 Mar 2016
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...
7 Mar 2016
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...
3 Mar 2016
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...
29 Feb 2016
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...
22 Feb 2016
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...
21 Feb 2016
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...