2 Jul 2020

Fiji Civil Society warns of humanitarian crisis

From , 6:03 am on 2 July 2020

Many people in the Pacific are facing hardship and struggles faced by some Pacific people due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Half of Fiji's population is experiencing extreme financial hardship due to the economic impacts.

The pandemic has been a disaster for the country with the tourism sector shedding at least 100,000 jobs.

Dominic Godfrey reports.

Tarpaulins draped over timbers supports and cooking pots in the open

A makeshift kitchen set up under tarpaulins. This house, like many, has lost its roof. Photo: RNZ / Sally Round