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2012 Fiji Disaster Relief Assistance

The Embassy of Fiji in Washington, DC is reaching out to the Fijian communities and their well wishers in the United States of America and Canada to inform them of the devastating floods which have inundated towns, villages and settlements over most of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu in the past few days. You may go to the following websites for up-to-date reports: www.fijitv.info/news; www.fiji.gov.fj The Government has declared a State of Natural Disaster for the worst affected areas in Rakiraki, Ba, Lautoka, Nadi and Nadroga.

Any assistance from relatives, friends and well wishers will be gratefully received. If you have their contacts you can help them directly.

The Embassy of Fiji has set up a Bank Account with the Bank of America to accept donations. Donations can be made in the following ways:

  1. Checks payable to “Fiji Disaster Relief Account: and directed to
    Fiji Disaster Relief
    C/- Embassy of Fiji
    2000 M Street, NW
    Suite 710
    Washington, DC 20036
    Tel #: 202 466 8320, 8321/8322 
  2. Direct deposit to any nearby Bank of America Branch
    Payee: “Fiji Disaster Relief Account”
    Acct #: 0019 2487 2423

  3. E-banking donations can be made directly to the above bank account.

Finally, the Embassy of Fiji wishes to thank all those who have been moved to provide assistance. Your thoughtfulness and help will enable the people affected to restore their lives more quickly.

Thank You, Vinaka Vakalevu, Dhanyavaad.