Pacific Way Podcast

Keeping watch on the ring of fire: PW Podcast S02-09

Papua New Guinea sits on the 'ring of fire' and has a history of volcanic activity. A volcanic eruption can be devastating to local communities, so the government is working with SPC's Building Safety and Resilience in the Pacific (BSRP) to increase the…

Escape to Santo: PW Podcast S02-08

The eruption of the Manaro volcano in Vanuatu caught many off guard and forced thousands residents of villages in the area to evacuate.  Vanuatu is now working to ensure they are better prepared for these types of evacuations in the future, in part…

Preparing youth for disaster in Samoa: PW Podcast S02-07

While strong public awareness efforts about disaster preparation are underway across the Pacific, how can officials be certain they are reaching the regions most vulnerable populations? Would a 5 year old child know what to do during a disaster? How can…

Using drama to battle domestic violence: PW Podcast S02-06

Actions speak louder than words! That is the underlying theme which has inspired an innovative approach to combat violence against women and girls in the Solomon Islands.

PW Podcast S02-05: From Decca to London

New water and electricity supply schemes have been officially opened on Kiritimati Island, providing greener energy sources and improving access to clean drinking water for the local hospital and more than 400 households in the communities of Tennessee…

PW Podcast S02-04: Pacific Surveying

Understanding where we are and where things are in relation to us has always been important.  Anyone who has ever used a smartphone app to locate themselves or search for driving directions can appreciate how widespread this technology has become, to the…

PW Podcast S02-03: Safety at Sea

For centuries, pacific people have traveled across the vast oceans using traditional canoes and other means of transportation. Today hundreds of thousands of people are dependent on sea and shipping services for business, inter-island travel or just the…

PW Podcast S02-02: NCD's in the Pacific

NCDs are now the leading cause of death, disease and disability in the Pacific and diabetes prevalence is 3 to 4 times higher than elsewhere in the world. Left unchecked, NCDs will cause serious health and social problems for individuals and their…

PW Podcast S01-01: New Future for Tilapia Farmers

A local tilapia fish farmer is inspiring change in Fiji. With some investment and a little training, the farm has become a model operation, showing the way for others to see success in tilapia farming. Listen: 

Podcast: PW Special Edition: Resilient Voices #PRM19

The inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting (PRM) under the theme, ‘Youth Futures in a Resilient Pacific’ took place in Suva, Fiji this week. The event showcased inspiring examples of youth action, and communities and sectors working inclusively to save and…
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