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Search and Rescue (SAR) Facility Opens in Samoa
Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa The Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened a state-of-the-art Search and Rescue Facility on Friday, last week. The first of its kind in the…
Emergency Operations Centre triggers safety mode of riverbank dwellers
Sevuloni Dewai was among the early birds in the hinterland of Naitasiri Province for a much-anticipated event down the Wainimala River. He was on the first bus out of the mountainous ranges on the border with Fiji’s largest province of Ba near the…
Gender, human rights and sustainable resource management important aspects of significant Pacific-EU Marine Partnership Programme
(Photo Credit: Francisco Blaha, Marshall Islands)
Tracking ‘moody’ Mona
Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama queries some details regarding TC Mona’s track. Always be ready for the worst and hope for the best By ILAITIA TURAGABECI AS Tropical Cyclone Mona roared across the islands, a group of men sat huddled around a…
Refurbished Emergency Operations Centres to strengthen disaster response in Fiji
Disaster response in Fiji is expected to be strengthened, with the opening of two newly-refurbished Emergency Operations Centres (EOC) funded by the European Union under the ACP-EU Building Safety and Resilience in the Pacific (BSRP) project implemented…
Coconut Risk Management and Mitigation Training: A Bid to Protect Pacific Island Economies
Twenty-seven diverse experts and stakeholders from the coconut industry refined and finalised the “Coconut Risk Management and Mitigation Manual for the Pacific Region” in a 4-day regional Pacific training, this week in Nadi.
Kiribati Strengthens National Disaster Coordination
On 27 June 2018, the Head of Cooperation at the Delegation of the European Union (EU) for the Pacific, Christoph Wagner handed over a Mobile Emergency Operations Centre (MEOC) and two fire trucks to Kiribati Police Commissioner Ioeru Tokantetaake