India dispatches relief material to cyclone hit Fiji

  1. Context: As part of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief efforts in the neighbourhood
  2. Dispatched relief material to the island nation includes food, medicines and tents
  3. Relevance: Fiji was hit by a massive cyclone ‘Winston’ last week. The island nation had also requested foreign aid
  4. Aid: India has already announced aid in the aftermath of the disaster. It extended USD one million in immediate assistance to Fiji after devastating Cyclone Winston hits
  5. Background: Cyclone Winston was the most powerful tempest recorded in the southern hemisphere
  6. This hit Fiji at speeds of 200 miles per hour, causing extensive flooding and rendering thousands homeless
Disasters and Disaster Management – Sendai Framework, Floods, Cyclones, etc.
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