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RESCCUE: North Efate networks and visiting scientists combine knowledge
A team of environmental scientists from New Zealand is visiting North Efate over the next week to work with community leaders and enviro
Signing of partnership agreement and announcement of KfW grant - speech by Pacific Community Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga
Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen. Halo olketa. Good evening. It’s a great pleasure to be here in Port Vila. Thank you to the Honorable Prime Minister, your Council of Ministers and officials for your government’s warm welcome. MoU Vanuatu is a…
Boost for cyclone Pam recovery in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu
Long-term recovery efforts from the devastation left by tropical cyclone Pam will receive a welcome boost in four Pacific Island nations following a EUR 6 million funding agreement between the Pacific Community (SPC) and development bank KfW, on behalf…
SPC lends public health surveillance helping hand to Vanuatu
Three public health experts from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) will head to Port Vila and Pentecost Island this weekend to support Vanuatu’s Ministry of Health with the surveillance, diagnosis and response to diseases with epidemic…
SPC staff raise 1.17 million francs for Red Cross Cyclone Pam appeal
A ceremony was held at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) headquarters in Noumea today to hand over funds raised by its staff social club to the Red Cross Tropical Cyclone Pam appeal.
SPC deploys scientific and technical experts to assist Vanuatu and Tuvalu
Satellite image: Damage to buildings in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Image created by Digital Globe & SPC Geoscience Division
Cyclone Pam response
“The Pacific Community is close-knit and our thoughts and prayers are with the governments and people of Kiribati, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.” SPC Director General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, 14 March 2015 We continue to mobilise our…