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Photo by Vinaka Fiji Villagers are involved in Food Bank planning and preparation

Fiji: Food security projects giving islands long-term resilience

27 Mar 2015, UNDP Asia-Pacific

Island communities in Yasawa Islands will be better prepared for disasters, even if their crops are destroyed, through a new food bank project... Risk-resilient crops and farming techniques [are] being introduced to help them become more resilient.'We encourage partnerships like this between the public and private sectors,' said Elanoa Vakabunoya Nimacere from Vinaka Fiji...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1998 263,455
Flood 1986 215,000
Storm 1983 200,014
Storm 1993 160,003
Storm 1985 100,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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