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.   

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.

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Message from the SPC Director General on Disaster Risk Reduction #Throwback.

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.

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.

Cyclone Pam: SPC on standby to assist Pacific Islands

With the extent of the impacts of tropical cyclone Pam on Pacific Island nations not yet known – and indeed still unfolding – the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is on standby to provide technical assistance to the affected countries. Stark…
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