Overall Green alert Flood
in Fiji

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101845
Death: 1
Displaced: 350
Countries: Fiji
From - To 03 Feb - 05 Feb

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Fiji, Early February 2023Fiji's National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) reported flooding in Northern Division, particularly in Savusavu and Labasa on 03 February 2023. Evacuation centres were opened and as of 04 February, were accommodating 350 people from 116 households. Fiji Roads Authority said several roads were flooded including in Seaqaqa. Fijian Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) reported one person died after trying to cross a flooded river at the Nayalayala settlement in Taveuni.Sun 5 Feb 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Back in history: Bob strikes Fiji2023-02-08T08:37+0100.

Tropical Cyclones are a common occurrence in Fiji. The 70s were no exception. In 1978 Tropical Cyclone Bob generated storm winds of up to 60 knots as it hammered the Yasawa Group and north-west Fiji, a report in The Fiji Times on January 5
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Fijian spirit unites NZ flood victims2023-01-29T00:27+0100.

In the midst of raging floodwaters and landslides engulfing Auckland, the Fijian spirit united communities in a time of great adversity. Valda Hazelman, a resident of Henderson, West Auckland, said families were devastated and tired because
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Advertencia de clima severo del ciclón Hale, Gisborne recibirá lluvia ... 2023-01-09T02:03+0100.

se dirige hacia Nueva Zelanda. El meteorólogo el lunes por la mañana actualizó una serie de alertas meteorológicas a advertencias. Se esperaban fuertes lluvias, que posiblemente provocarían deslizamientos e inundaciones superficiales, en la
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),