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  • Youths clear debris in Koro and regain strength for recovery
    Apr 18, 2016

    As part of its response to cyclone Winston, UNDP reallocated funds from its programmes to better address the urgent needs on the affected population. In Koro Island, UNDP reprogrammed FJ$100,000 and, together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, started a Cash-for-Work programme for up to 300 youths of the most affected village.

  • In Fiji, youth are key to Cyclone Winston recovery
    Apr 8, 2016

    As part of its response to cyclone Winston, UNDP reallocated funds from its programmes to better address the urgent needs on the affected population. In Koro island, UNDP reprogrammed USD 50,000 and, together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, started a cash-for-work programme for up to 500 youths of the most affected villages: they will help safely remove the debris in their communities, paving the way to reconstruction, and will receive a cash payment that will enable them to support their families.

  • Responding to Cyclone Winston UNDP Update (as of 22 March 2016)
    Mar 24, 2016

    UNDP, in coordination with the government and other development partners, is assisting the early recovery with a strong focus on transition to a recovery process that lays the foundation for inclusive and sustainable development.

  • Mar 16, 2016

    Responding to the Fiji Government's call for strengthened support from the private sector, UNDP, in partnership with the Pacific Community has facilitated an innovative partnership between the Ministry of Agriculture, Vodafone and Digicel to use text messaging service to inform mobile phone users in affected areas.

  • UNDP hands over USD 50,000 of equipment to clear debris from cyclone Winston
    Mar 11, 2016

    UNDP handed over USD 50,000 worth of equipment to support clearing efforts in the aftermath of cyclone Winston.

  • Mobilising Youths to Support Government’s Early Recovery Efforts
    Mar 4, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) working through the Fiji Government’s Ministry of Youth and Sports is providing FJD$100,000 to support the Government’s rehabilitation and recovery efforts following TC Winston.

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