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Fiji: Health disaster risk management raised at regional meeting

28 Jul 2014, JET, the

Speaking at the opening of the Disaster Risk Management for Health (DRM-H) in Pacific Island Countries and Areas in Nadi today, Minister for Health, Dr Neil Sharma said with 10 of the top 20 countries most exposed to natural hazards falling in the Western Pacific Region, it is vital to focus on prevention, preparedness, response to and recovery...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)
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  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:(679) 3313361 or (679) 3216436 (679) 999 5492


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  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)
  • Website:http://www.dismac.org
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:(679) 3313361 or (679) 3216436 (679) 999 5492
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
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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