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Oxfam scales up flood response in Fiji

December 19, 2016

Oxfam has stepped in to assist with relief efforts in Koro, Ra and Tailevu today after flooding hit the already vulnerable regions on Friday.

Cyclone Zena threatens Fiji

April 6, 2016

Fiji faces further extreme weather today as Tropical Cyclone Zena threatens to damage weak buildings and crops, and heavy rains bring “catastrophic” flooding, just over a month after the country was hit by Cyclone Winston.

Oxfam water & hygiene expert reports back from cyclone hit Fiji

February 24, 2016

Oxfam water and hygiene expert Carlos Calderon has landed in Fiji, where Oxfam is gearing up its aid efforts following the complete destruction left by Cyclone Winston.

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We are stronger than Winston

September 12, 2016

Cyclone Winston was the first ever Category 5 cyclone to hit Fiji. Despite a tiny presence on the island, Oxfam was able to scale up and respond, as Lara McKinley reports  In the aftermath of Cyclone Winston, Oxfam’s Fiji Country Director Dolores Devesi visited Nasiriti, a village nestled in the highlands.

Weathering the storm in Fiji

March 4, 2016

Nadogoloa village is like many in Fiji, there is a stream on one side and beach on the other. For the 117 residents, it was an idyllic place to live. Then Cyclone Winston came.

Without our land, we are nothing

May 14, 2014

In Fijian culture, our land defines us. Without it, we are nothing. I come from the island of Bau, off the coast of one of Fiji's main islands, Viti Levu. The small island has featured prominently in Fijian history and politics and is often viewed as the chiefly heart of the country.

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May 3, 2017

Just over a year ago, on February 20, 

January 31, 2012

The leader of the Fiji Women's Rights Movement, Virisila Buadromo, has been awarded the prestigious Women Have Wings Courage Award.

June 13, 2008

Oxfam is currently working with the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement on the Young Women in Leadership programme.