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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 04:48:00 +0200EC (en)

A first visit by the Myanmar Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Win Myat Aye, to Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar took place on 11 April. The purpose of the visit was to meet with Rohingya refugees and speed up the resettlement process with the Government of Bangladesh.

Deux cyclones en deux semaines aux Fidji

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:47:00 +0200la1ere (fr)

Cette fin de saison cyclonique est particulièrement chargée dans la zone des Îles Fidji. Pas encore remis du cyclone Josie, l’archipel doit en effet faire face au cyclone Keni . Les fortes pluies et les vents violents ont déjà provoqué des inondations dans les régions du nord et de l’ouest des Fidji,....

A woman's tale of survival clinging to a bed as deadly floods swept through Fiji

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 02:34:00 +0200Stuff (en)

A woman and her son survived Fiji 's treacherous floods this week floating on a bed as it rose to within inches of the ceiling in their home. Their story of survival after back to back rain and cyclones in April is being described as miraculous. RNZ Pacific's Sally Round is in Fiji and has this report.

NASA Finds Wind Shear Slamming Tropical Cyclone Keni

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:44:00 +0200sciencenewsline (en)

NASA satellite imagery showed that Tropical Cyclone Keni was being battered by vertical wind shear. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite revealed that wind shear was pushing the clouds and storms associated with Keni to the southeast of the center. Keni is in an environment where vertical wind shear is....

NASA finds wind shear slamming Tropical Cyclone Keni

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 18:11:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

IMAGE: The VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Keni on April 11. The image showed wind shear pushing the bulk of clouds to... Credit: Credits: NOAA/NASA Rapid Response Team. NASA satellite imagery showed that Tropical Cyclone Keni was being battered by vertical wind shear.

Cyclone Keni wreaks havoc on Kadavu

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 05:29:00 +0200pina (en)

Cyclone Keni has now moved out of Fiji waters and lies about 275 kilometres south-southwest of the Tongan capital of Nuku'alofa. The Fiji Met Service said the cyclone remains a category three storm packing winds of 130 kilometres per hour, gusting up to 185.

Tropical cyclone Keni upgraded to hurricane status

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:34:00 +0200pina (en)

Tropical Cyclone Keni has now been upgraded to Hurricane Keni. Director Fiji Meteorological Service Ravin Kumar says Hurricane Keni is maintaining its track as category three system and is moving towards Fiji. “And it continues to further intensifies, the potential for it to intensify into a....

"It came out of nowhere" Cyclone Keni wreaks havoc on Kadavu

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:43:00 +0200rnzi (en)

Luke Kerchevale said they would head out to check on people in the villages once they were sure the cyclone had passed and they were able to clear debris from around the resort. On the nearby island of Ono-Kadavu local Paul Ragede says super strong winds from the cyclone raged for over two hours.

TC Keni: Cyclone warning remains for Lau group

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:20:00 +0200fijitimes (en)

Update: 8:53PM A TROPICAL cyclone warning remains in force for Southern Viti Levu, Vatulele, Beqa, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, Moala group, and Southern Lau. And in its special bulletin number 22 issued by the RSMC at 8.19pm, it also maintained the hurricane warning in force for Ono-i-Lau.

Fiji authorities warn people to move to evacuation centres

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 04:13:00 +0200rnzi (en)

Fiji 's disaster management authorities are warning people in flood-prone areas to move to evacuation centres ahead of Cyclone Keni . The Outrigger resort on Fiji’s south-west coast where #TCKeni is headed. Now a cat 3. Rain coming in squalls. Tourists evacuated from bure’s into main building.

Papua New Guinea: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (3 - 9 April 2018)

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Papua New Guinea. As of 5 April, more than 8,000 households – 43,000 people - remain displaced following the earthquake that struck on 26 February. The displaced people are located across 44 locations and care centres. It is possible these figures may change as further earthquake affected locations are assessed.

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