Overall Green alert Flood
in Fiji

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100702
Death: 4
Displaced: 24000
Countries: Fiji
From - To 14 Dec - 21 Dec

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Tropical Cyclone Yasa, Fiji, December 2020The Fiji Government said 2 people died and 24,000 were displaced after Cyclone Yasa made landfall as a category 5 system on 17 December in the Bua Province of Vanua Levu. Initial assessments suggest the worst of the damage was caused by strong winds. Authorities reported wind gusts of 345 km/h. Media reported some flooding in Naitasiri and Cakaudrove provinces and storm surge caused flooding in Labassa, Macuata Province. Fiji Roads Authority reported 24 roads closed in the Central Division, 17 roads closed in the Eastern Division, 18 roads closed in the Western Division and 42 roads closed in the Northern Division, mostly as a result of flooding or landslides but also wind damage.Mon 14 Dec 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 38 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (15 - 21 D ... Tue, 22 Dec 2020 12:24:00 +0100.

English Infographic on Fiji and 3 other countries about Protection and Human Rights, Shelter and Non-Food Items, Flash Flood, Flood and more; published on 21 Dec 2020 by OCHA
FRCS: All overseas aid to be sent to NDMOTue, 22 Dec 2020 09:54:00 +0100.

All aid from individuals and organisations based overseas for Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasa victims are to be sent to the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), an advisory from the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) stated. The ND
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2 dead, hundreds forced to flee as storm hits PhilippinesSat, 19 Dec 2020 22:32:00 +0100.

December 20, 2020 5:00 AM MANILA • At least two people were killed and hundreds forced to flee their inundated homes in the Philippines as torrential rain triggered flooding and landslides in the storm-battered archipelago, officials said y
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Two die, hundreds flee floods as storm batters PhilippinesSat, 19 Dec 2020 17:49:00 +0100.

People push a half-submerged tricycle through a flooded street due to heavy rains caused by tropical depression Vicky in San Francisco town, Agusan del sur province on the southern island of Mindanao on Friday.-AFP. MANILA: At least two peo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),