Gina Jones- From water child to disaster response specialist

Gina Jones working alongside her colleague in the PIEMA Project office at SPC, Fiji.

Remarks by SPC DDG Dr Paula Vivili at the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) Training

STATEMENT BY DR PAULA VIVILI DELIVERED AT OPENING OF THE  POST DISASTER NEEDS ASSESSMENT TRAINING  VIRTUAL MEETING  19 JULY 2021   Minister for Rural, Maritime Development and Disaster Management, and Minister for Defence, National Security and Policing…

Cyclone Harold data will help villages better prepare for next storm

Tropical Cyclone Harold hit island communities in Fiji in April 2020 leaving behind a wake of destruction. The wind, associated rain and wave swells caused coastal erosion, landslides and damage to village homes and community centres.

The Pacific Community (SPC) supports training course for emergency management trainers

The Pacific Community (SPC) through the Pacific Islands Emergency Management Alliance (PIEMA) project has provided funding support for 53 trainers to undertake the International Skills Training and Assessor (IST) Course delivered by the Australia Pacific…

Launch of online modules for the Pacific Incident Management Systems (PacIMS) Awareness Course

Supporting a more integrated approach to disaster management in the Pacific

Pacific countries consulted to help strengthen regional approaches to disaster management

Recent consultations on how to progress strengthened approaches to disaster management across the Pacific region were recently held in Suva, Fiji.

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…

Snakes and Ladders in Samoa

Samoa’s Innovative Idea to Strengthen Disaster Preparedness in Pre-schools by Sonal Aujla 

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…
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