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 1101862
Death: 1
Displaced: -
Countries: Fiji
From - To 16 Feb - 18 Feb


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Fiji, Mid-February 2023Fiji's National Disaster Management Office and Fiji Roads Authority reported flooding in parts of the Western Division including Rakiraki, Tavua and Rabulu Village from 15 to 17 February. As of 17 February roads were also flooded in Northern Division. Fiji Broadcasting Commission reported one person died in the swollen Nananu River near Tavua. All schools were closed on 17 February after severe weather was forecast across much of the country, including strong winds, heavy rain and unusually high tides.Fri 17 Feb 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Articles: 2 | 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
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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),