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Early warning systems to be improved

Work is underway to improve the Flash Flood Early Warning Systems in Fiji.

August 11, 2022 5:30 am

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Ba residents caught off guard

Some residents in Ba were caught off guard as the sudden flooding cut off access to most roads and bridges to the evacuation centres.

February 6, 2022 12:43 pm

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Manual designed to help with disaster preparedness

The government is equipping community leaders and members with the right knowledge and skills so they can be prepared for a disaster.

February 5, 2022 5:01 pm

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Refresher courses to be provided for tsunami evacuation

Plans are underway to undertake refresher courses for tsunami evacuation and disaster preparedness around the country.

February 3, 2022 9:57 am

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Most villagers on outer islands stayed on higher grounds overnight 

Several people on some of the islands in the Eastern Division took shelter on higher grounds last night due to fear of storm surges.

January 16, 2022 7:50 am

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Communication still down in Tonga

There has been little contact with Tonga since the underwater volcano eruption yesterday.

January 16, 2022 7:25 am

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NDMO urges Fijians to remain prepared during cyclone season

Preparation is critical and the National Disaster Management Office is ready should another weather system affect the group.

January 14, 2022 6:50 am

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NDMO focuses on getting schools decontaminated

The National Disaster and Management Office is now focused on getting schools decontaminated and ready for school resumption.

January 12, 2022 4:53 pm

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4,630 people in EC’s, heavy rain warning remains

The National Disaster Management Office says 4,630 Fijians are in 162 evacuation centers as of this afternoon.

January 12, 2022 4:45 pm

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Landslide affects houses in Valase

Three families in Valase settlement in Maui Bay in Nadroga counted themselves lucky following a landslide that damaged their homes.

January 12, 2022 12:04 pm

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Fijians urged to take heed of precautionary measures

Fijians are being urged not to wade in floodwaters and to wear protective equipment when cleaning their compounds or fetching livestock.

January 11, 2022 4:32 pm

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Nadi families’ clean flood affected homes

Clean up began for a number of Nadi families today after flood waters brought in by the Tropical Depression have receded.

January 11, 2022 4:20 pm

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