A boost for PNG emergency management with APTC training

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) in Papua New Guinea recently delivered the second cohort of the International Skills Training, an internationally accredited program to improve training and assessment of adult learners in TVET.   

Strengthening Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems in Tonga and Samoa

Senior officials from technical agencies from Samoa and Tonga representing their respective meteorological, hydrological and disaster management offices gathered in Nadi, Fiji, from 7-8 October 2019, for a technical meeting focusing on implementation of…

Queensland Fire support Pacific disaster preparation

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is today hosting a professional development workshop with disaster managers from 15 Pacific Island countries to help strengthen the region’s ability to best respond to disasters.

While tropical cyclone Pam causes damage, Pacific Islands work together to build resilience

With Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam dominating world headlines, there has been strong interest in the Pacific Islands at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, in Sendai Japan.

Partnership results in climate and disaster resilience plan for Nauru

The Republic of Nauru has launched its first ever national framework aimed at increasing the Pacific nation’s resilience to climate change and disasters.
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