Disaster Risk Management

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction- Statement by Dr. A. Aumua, SPC Deputy Director-General

Check against delivery Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Statement by Dr Audrey Aumua Deputy Director General, The Pacific Community (SPC)    

In New Caledonia, when the house is on fire, traditional leaders can help

Seven hundred years. That’s the time the Mont-Dore forest in New Caledonia will need to regenerate, after a bush fire destroyed most of it last year.

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.  

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.

Pacific Resilience Programme launched

Delegates from the Pacific region came together today to officially launch the Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) – a series of projects to strengthen Pacific Island countries’ resilience to natural disasters and climate change.

Pacific Disaster Net provides daily updates in wake of tropical cyclone Pam

The Pacific’s largest and most comprehensive information management resource on disaster risk management and national sustainable development has commenced daily email updates in the wake of cyclone Pam. Anyone wanting to subscribe to the Pacific…

World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Kiribati Broadcasting Authority tests ability to deliver services in emergency

Thirteen personnel from Kiribati’s Broadcasting and Publication Authority, Kiribati Red Cross Society, the Office of Te Beretitenti and from newspapers the Kiribati Independent, Kiribati Update and Kiribati Newstar, have tested their readiness to stay on…
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