Pacific women leadership progressing in disaster risk management
There are currently no female Fire Chiefs or Police Commissioners in the Pacific. In fact, women are under-represented throughout the disaster management sector in the Pacific, particularly in leadership roles.
7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022
A Multi-stakeholder forum recognized by the UN General Assembly
Latest publications from the Pacific Community (SPC)
The latest publications list includes several from the Fisheries, Aquaculture & Marine Ecosystems (FAME) Division, including Shark and ray identification manual and two reviews of the fisheries, management and trade of Aquarium products in the…
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…