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Fiji Sun - - Comments - Julius Ka­mali, Nadi Mr Ka­mal will re­ceive a Pen from the Fiji Sun as our Let­ter of the week win­ner

So of­ten we con­stantly hear up­dates of where the eye of the cy­clone is lo­cated or mov­ing. This mode of com­mu­ni­ca­tion best suits mariners. Lo­ca­tion codes like de­grees, West south-west and the likes are un­known to the ma­jor­ity of ru­ral dwellers and some ur­ban dwellers, like my­self, who strug­gle to fig­ure out where the eye of the cy­clone is. It’s time to mod­ify this to the ben­e­fit of all cross sec­tions of Fiji and the Pa­cific. By now the names of all the vil­lages and set­tle­ments in Fiji are well known to all forms of the me­dia – ra­dio, TV, mo­bile phones and news­pa­pers. When the path of the cy­clone is known or ex­pected, the names of all the af­fected vil­lages should be an­nounced so that all those di­rectly im­pacted will take heed ac­cord­ingly, es­pe­cially the young, old and vul­ner­a­ble.

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