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Fiji: Typhoon: 2003/01/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/01/15
Country or District Fiji
Event Type Typhoon
Outline A cyclone battering Fiji has destroyed homes and flooded parts of the South Pacific archipelago. Two children are missing, feared dead, after Cyclone Ami destroyed a church on the island.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No.3 2003/01/24
75percent of the urban and peri-urban population (about 30,000 people) are still without safe mains water.

News Interactive, Australia 2003/01/22
Cyclone leaves $42m damage trail

IFRC news 2003/01/17
Fiji Red Cross aid reaches cyclone-devastated islands

Government of Australia 2003/01/17
Assistance for Fiji victims of Cyclone Ami

AFP news 2003/01/17
Fiji death toll 13, government launches appeal to save economy

BBC News 2003/01/17
Eleven people are confirmed dead after a powerful cyclone swept across Fiji earlier this week. More than a dozen people are still missing in the wake of the most powerful storm to hit the country since 1987.

News Interactive 2003/01/16
Cyclone death toll at 11

BBC News 2003/01/16
Eleven feared dead in Fiji cyclone

Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia 2003/01/16
Cyclone Ami death toll rises.Seven people drowned in northern Fiji when

OCHA Situation Report 2003/01/15
A family, consisting of five or seven people, drowned when their house was inundated by floodwaters as Cyclone Ami swept over the Fiji islands in the South Pacific.

BBC News 2003/01/15
Seven people from the same family are reported to have drowned after a powerful cyclone swept across the island nation of Fiji in the South Pacific news 2003/01/15
Air force plane first to survey Fiji cyclone damage

Reuters News 2003/01/15
Cyclone Ami tears through Fiji, two feared dead

BBC News 2003/01/15
Cyclone batters Fiji


Reuters News 2003/01/15
Deadly Cyclone Ami batters Fiji