Fiji - Housing



According to government estimates, Fiji requires more than 4,200 new houses each year to maintain adequate housing standards. Natural disasters such as cyclones and tropical storms have caused problems in creating and maintianing adequate housing stock.

The Fiji Housing Authority provides accommodations for urban workers and extends credit for houses it builds and sells. At last estimate, housing stock exceeded 126,000 units, of which 30% were made of corrugated iron or tin; 30% were concrete; more than 25% were wood; and nearly 10% were bure. The water supply was mostly either individually piped (53%), communally piped (20%), or obtained from wells (13%). Roughly 32% of all dwellings had private flush toilets while 42% used latrines, and 49% had electricity.

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sarah
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Jun 16, 2008 @ 1:01 am
i think this artical is very interesting and understandable.
My name is sarah and i have to do a project on Fiji and theres no other good information on housing. so i just want to thank you and i suggest that you put up some information on festavals and cerimonies.
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Tanya
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Sep 1, 2008 @ 1:01 am
Thank-you so much for this info. i need to do a project that is due this week and you guys have helped me alot! an idea is to put more infomation on fiji on this site! thanks again!:)
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Hannah
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May 21, 2009 @ 2:02 am
This web page is really good because it gives you alot of imformation about Fiji and things like that! It helped me alot with my School project!!!!THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Apr 11, 2010 @ 1:13 pm
This was very useful information to me for a project i am doing on Fiji. I have to do a five to six page essay and a power point presentation and housing/shelter is one of my main points. Every other site i went to was had ads for houses for sale in Fiji. They were nice but no what I needed. Thank you So much. I think you should put up pictures of the housing in Fiji and mabye some information on the ceremonies and culture and other things about Fiji.
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Sep 12, 2011 @ 3:03 am
hi, this is ronal from labasa, and i need some information about housing authority, and its importance and contributions. and in the institution till today and interaction of the good in assisting the institution.
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rheesah
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Aug 22, 2012 @ 8:08 am
thank you soo much for publishing this information online. i have an essay due next week and this information have helped me alot. hope you'll publish info's about how Fiji is solving traffic and housing congestion.
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Taronah
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Sep 26, 2012 @ 3:03 am
Hi ... I'm trying to find information about the importance of Housing Authority here in Fiji as I have a project due in like two days from now ... if anyone could help me out Thanks :) *It's quite hard when you're a new student !! ;)
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Hannah
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Oct 25, 2012 @ 6:18 pm
This was very helpful with my school project. Now my problem is solved
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Sala
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Jul 2, 2013 @ 2:02 am
OK..i hav to find out informations or the history of my local area wich is edenville housing i toorak..it is based on my social science task...
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vasiti
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Oct 1, 2013 @ 2:02 am
This information has really helped me and my frends on our project
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jorga
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Oct 29, 2013 @ 10:22 pm
this information has helped me on my project thank you very much
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Hannah
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Sep 21, 2014 @ 11:23 pm
Thanks a lot!! ( I know a lot of people have said this) But thanks for helping me with my Fijian school project!! This site has helped a lot!

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