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Schools start despite USD$12m damage by Cyclone Evan

29 January, 2013 - 3:26 pm in Cyclone Evan, Education, Latest News, Local News, Weather

By Unumoe Esera APIA: WEDNESDAY 30 JANUARY 2013: The Government schools resumed on Monday this week, but there is much repair work to be done to school buildings affected by Cyclone Evan last month. The Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education,…

Samoa misses on disaster insurance cover due to Vanuatu’s slack

24 January, 2013 - 11:28 am in Cyclone Evan, Latest News, Local News, Politics, Weather

By Lance Polu APIA: FRIDAY 25 JANUARY 2013: Samoa is not getting disaster insurance cover for last Decembers Cyclone Evan due to Vanuatu’s slack and…

MP wants vulnerability report

21 January, 2013 - 1:35 pm in Business, Cyclone Evan, Economy, Environment, Latest News, Local News

By Lance Polu APIA: TUESDAY 22 JANUARY 2013: The Member of Parliament for Vaimauga West, the worst affected area by the flash floods in Decembers 2012’s…

Samoa prepare for ‘cyclone’

20 January, 2013 - 9:09 am in Cyclone Evan, Latest News, Local News, Weather

APIA: MONDAY 21 JANUARY 2012: Whether it is a cyclone or depression, the Samoan translation has edged 'cyclone' in the public's mindset. The language mix up in last month's Cyclone Evan, have many people preparing today for an expected cyclone, although yet…

State of Emergency lifted

18 January, 2013 - 8:43 am in Cyclone Evan, Environment, Latest News, Local News, Politics, Weather

by Lance Polu APIA 19 JANUARY 2013: The State of Emergency declared by the Head of State on the 17th of December 2012 for 30 days, following the severe impacts of Cyclone Evan of the 13th of December, has been lifted when it expired 16 January 2013. This was…