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19 Feb 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development | Emergency Relief | Emergencies
Today we reflect on the hope and resilience shown by the Fijian people in the year since Tropical Cyclone Winston.
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28 Apr 2016 | Blog | Project Compassion | Emergency Relief
Last year during Project Compassion, we were privileged to have Eric and Ma from Fiji visit to share how the Tutu Rural Training program has helped them. One year later, Tropical Cyclone Winston, one of the biggest cyclones to ever hit the Southern hemisphere devastated communities across Fiji. Here, Eric and Ma share their heartbreaking experience of the cyclone with us.
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20 Apr 2016 | Blog | Emergency Relief
I travelled with members of the Archdiocesan Disaster Relief Team to visit affected communities hit hard by Tropical Cyclone Winston. Despite the visit taking place 3 weeks after Cyclone Winston tore through villages, the scenes of Armageddon remain. Trees were standing like matchsticks completely bare of leaves or snapped in half by the force of the storm.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe