Pacific NCD crisis: urgent action needed now

Tuesday 29 April 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji

Pacific Directors of Health are meeting today to consider critical actions to respond to the non-communicable disease (NCD) crisis in the Pacific. The topic will be one of a number of issues discussed at the second Pacific Directors of Health meeting, which is being convened by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and regional partners in Nadi, Fiji from 29 to 30 April 2014.

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Solomon Islands youth assist in disaster relief

Participants in the [email protected] initiative in Solomon Islands are assisting with disaster relief following the recent flooding in Honiara and around Guadalcanal.

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Secretariat of the Pacific Community brings drone technology to Solomon Islands

Tuesday 22 April 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Honiara –

Staff of SPC's Solomon Islands Country Office were saddened to witness the human tragedy of the recent floods. The loss of life when the Mataniko and other rivers burst their banks and the old Mataniko bridge collapsed highlighted the plight of poor squatters with little choice but to occupy land that regularly floods.

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Fiji updates school curricula with SPC-GIZ support

Tuesday 22 March 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji

altJust before the Easter long weekend, the Fiji Ministry of Education held a national curriculum consultation that finalised the process of incorporating climate change and disaster risk management into the curricula of primary and secondary schools in Fiji.

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Agroforestry demo site excites Fiji’s Minister for Primary Industries

Friday 11 April 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) –

'This is what we need for other localities in Fiji and we are fully supportive and appreciative of SPC's initiative in such activities.’

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