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Climate Relocation of Communities Trust Fund Act 2019 (Fiji)

The Act established the the Climate Relocation of Communities Trust Fund. The purposes of the Fund are:

  • To receive monies from donors and other sources for planned relocation.
  • Disburse monies for planned relocation and related matters research, assessments and studies into the circumstances which necessitate planned relocation.
  • Activities or initiatives that assess the vulnerability of communities which may be at risk of being displaced due to the adverse effects of climate change.
  • Activities or initiatives that identify viable locations where communities displaced by climate change may settle.
  • Activities or initiatives which seek to ensure that relocated communities are provided the necessary infrastructure to guarantee an adequate standard of living and the rights and freedoms provided under the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji.