May 10

Evacuation Centres to Become Accessible

The Pacific IslandsĀ are oneĀ of the mostĀ disaster-proneĀ regionsĀ in the world.Ā As such, humanitarian organisations like ADRA work with locals to ensure that communities are ā€˜disaster ready.ā€™Ā  Being ā€˜disaster readyā€™ includesĀ activitiesĀ likeĀ identifying evacuation centresĀ using a Geographic Information System (GIS),Ā having prepositioned supplies ready to distribute should disaster strikeĀ and preparing homes and crops in the lead up …

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Apr 11

ADRA Responds to Fiji flooding

ADRA has responded toĀ flooding after a cyclone affected parts of Fiji earlier this month. On April 1,Ā Tropical CycloneĀ Josie passed over Fiji affecting mainly the western part of Fiji. While it was only a Category 1 storm, parts of the country experienced severe flooding due to heavy rainfall over a short …

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Mar 01

Fiji: The Eye of the Cyclone

It was early in the afternoon on Saturday February 20. George and his family had just returned from church up the road in Naqia village on the eastern side of Viti Levu, Fijiā€™s main island. They knew that Cyclone Winston was on its way, but like many they were taken …

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