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Natural disasters drive millions into poverty: report
Natural disasters drive tens of millions of people into poverty and also have a devastating impact on consumption, the World Bank has said. Climate change looked certain to amplify these effects, the lender argued…
‘Prepare for the worst’
THE director of Fiji Meteorological Services, Ravin Kumar, told business representatives at the Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council meeting on Wednesday that everyone including businesses must take adverse weather alerts seriously.
“You as a business must prepare for the worst when a cyclone or flood alert is given out by FMS,” he said.
Mr Kumar outlined the values of FMS which included honesty, innovation, leadership, professionalism, teamwork and dedication.
“And without teamwork we cannot go far, so therefore with this business council we’d like to team up with you as well as provide the necessary information that you require to assist you do your daily work so it’s business as usual…
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