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Study Finds Fiji’s Fishing Communities Struggling In Wake of Cyclone Winston

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Study Finds Fiji’s Fishing Communities Struggling In Wake of Cyclone Winston
(October 02, 2016) Survey highlights food security concerns stemming from loss of fishing infrastructure Recommendations include replacement of low-impact fishing gear and government support to coastal villages   Fishing-dependent communities in Fiji experienced decreased food security and loss of livelihoods in the wake of Cyclone Winston, according to a post-disaster survey conducted by the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society). In addition to severely impacting the lives of 40 percent of Fiji’s ...

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