Sep 29

Sanitarium, ADRA and 10,000 Toes join forces in Fiji

Partnering with ADRA, a team of 21 from Sanitarium Health Food Company (Australia) spent five days in Fiji providing better sanitation and healthcare for local communities from September 10 to 15. During their stay, the team completed the construction of 10 toilets for 15 families and an additional bathroom specially …

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May 10

Evacuation Centres to Become Accessible

The Pacific Islands¬†are one¬†of the most¬†disaster-prone¬†regions¬†in the world.¬†As such, humanitarian organisations like ADRA work with locals to ensure that communities are ‚Äėdisaster ready.‚Äô¬† Being ‚Äėdisaster ready‚Äô includes¬†activities¬†like¬†identifying evacuation centres¬†using a Geographic Information System (GIS),¬†having prepositioned supplies ready to distribute should disaster strike¬†and preparing homes and crops in the lead up …

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Apr 11

ADRA Responds to Fiji flooding

ADRA has responded to¬†flooding after a cyclone affected parts of Fiji earlier this month. On April 1,¬†Tropical Cyclone¬†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, Fiji‚Äôs main island. They knew that Cyclone Winston was on its way, but like many they were taken …

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