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First M&E for Climate Resilience Training completed in Vanuatu
Vanuatu increased its capacity to manage national climate change and disaster risk resilience related activities, by providing a 5-day Monitoring and Evaluation for Climate Resilience training course in the capital, Port Vila. The course was developed in…
Pacific students gain professional qualifications in climate change adaptation & disaster risk reduction
First cohort – Certificate 4 in resilience (face-to-face session). Country representatives from Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu participating in shrinking island activity.
Pacific Leaders united on call for action to address climate change and disaster risks
Pacific leaders today called for action to stem the tide of emissions and prevent Pacific Island countries from being devastated by disasters and climate change. President of the Republic of Kiribati H.E. Tenati Maamau whilst speaking at a Pacific…
Innovative economic and financial solutions for Pacific Island ecosystem resilience must be put to the test
World first in resilience for the Pacific Islands
In a world-first, the Pacific has launched a regional industry association for practitioners involved in climate change, disasters and other fields related to building resilience.
Regional partnerships to strengthen disaster risk management in the Pacific
Reducing the negative impacts of disasters on the people of the Pacific is at the core of this year’s Pacific Resilience Week beginning in Suva, Fiji, today.
Strategic partnership to strengthen emergency management and resilience
The Government of Vanuatu and the Australian Capital Territory Emergency Service Agency (ACTESA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to support the mutual exchange of technical assistance in emergency management and strengthen the long-term…
Federated States of Micronesia pursue a common approach between disaster risk and climate change
A joint Environment Summit and Disaster Risk Management Platform is being held this week (15-19 August) in Weno, Chuuk, to address challenges related to the impacts of disasters throughout the Federated States of Micronesia.
Cyclone Winston Lessons Learned to help disaster resilience
Understanding the biggest lessons learned in preparing for, responding to and recovering from Tropical Cyclone Winston that decimated parts of the country in February this year will be the focus of a workshop to be held in Suva from tomorrow.
New climate change policy contributes to more resilient Tonga by 2035
The Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union (EU) have welcomed the endorsement by the Government of Tonga of a new national climate change policy. The five-year policy sets out to achieve the vision of a resilient Tonga by 2035 through specific…