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Countries in Oceania

Fiji: Building resilience in the face of climate change

11 Sep 2014, OCHA

'Relocations are a last resort and just one part of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies to reduce the vulnerability and enhance the resilience of communities,' said Manasa Tagicakabau, Director of Fiji’s National Disaster Management Office. 'The lessons learnt from the first successful relocations of Vunidogoloa and Narikoso villages can be applied to other relocation projects in Fiji and the region'...


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported