05 May 2012

UNICEF Pacific Emergency Assesment

Emergency assessment student focus group discussion - social protection, in Tavua, Western side of Fiji that was affected by the March floods.

Torrential rains caused by Tropical Depression TD17F caused widespread flooding on 30 March 2012 in particularly the Western Division of Fiji. The floods killed four people and temporarily displaced 15,000 people, causing damages to infrastructure, schools, homes, businesses and agriculture. With power and electricity disrupted for days, at least 150,000 people were affected. A State of Natural Disaster was declared for parts of the west of Fiji.

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