Scientology Disaster Response in the Wake of Fiji Floods

Fiji’s April 2012 floods were the worst in decades, causing $71.3 million in damage.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers, mobilized in the wake of recent floods, are providing relief and helping in the cleanup operation in Vita Levu, the main island of Fiji.

The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimates the flooding of early April 2012, the worst in decades, caused $71.3 million in damage. And although the waters have receded, entire villages were submerged in floodwaters and the damage continues to impact the lives of thousands.

"The flash of yellow": South Pacific band "Te Vaka" dedicates their album to tsunami rescue workers (Fiji Times)

Te Vaka, "one of the greatest South Pacific bands of all time" (Credits:

Te Vaka frontman Opetaia Foa'i: "We owe much to groups like the Red Cross, Oxfam and the Volunteer Ministers (the flash of yellow) and all other emergency response groups like them.

"It is with great respect for their hard work and care that I dedicate this album to them."(1)

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