European Commission and Pacific Community seal pact for strengthened cooperation

16 June 2015, Suva

Observer-EUThe sustainable management of marine resources, mitigating climate change and integrating steps to address food security and non-communicable diseases are among the focus areas for strengthened cooperation between the European Commission and the Pacific Community.

Disease surveillance system helps detect potential outbreaks

12 June 2015, Port Vila

disease-surveillanceAlmost three months after Cyclone Pam descended upon Vanuatu, the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and their partners continue to monitor, investigate and respond to potential disease outbreaks across the country. 

New tools to increase resilience of Pacific Island countries to natural disasters

9 June 2015, Suva

map_uspA major regional geospatial information system and other innovative risk assessment tools are being developed to assist Pacific Island countries to undertake evidence-based decision making in development planning and finance.

Federated States of Micronesia reviews disaster risk management lessons from typhoons

9 June 2015, Pohnpei

jerrycansFederated States of Micronesia (FSM) is reviewing its disaster response in the wake of the three typhoons which hit the country between April and May this year.



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