Green News: 12% of the population does not have access to safe drinking water in the North West of New Caledonia
Did you know that 12% of the population does not have access to safe drinking water in the North West of New Caledonia? Water resources are diminishing due to frequent drought, damage to watersheds, and waste. So, every month, tankers have to deliver…
Access to clean, safe and resilient water to be boosted for Pacific communities
Access to clean and safe drinking water for 12,5000 people in Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu will be boosted after the launch of a new USD 5.2million water security project today.
Water for the children of Futuna
A dream come true "On Futuna, the water is not safe to drink. While there are still problems for the whole community to have access to safe drinking water, at least our children will be able to drink clean water at school and work under better conditions…
New projects to strengthen food security, access to clean drinking water & provide renewable energy access for Pacific people
The European Union (EU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) have today launched three new projects that will help address the social and economic impacts of COVID-19, whilst supporting longer-term economic recovery and health benefits for the Pacific region.
Water for Life: Safe and sustainable drinking water for Kiritimati Island
The current global pandemic has been a stark reminder of the important role that safe and reliable drinking water plays in our lives. It is essential for human life and a critical prerequisite of healthy communities and economies, however countries…
Pacific High-Level Dialogue on Water and Sanitation- Remarks by Jean-Louis Ville
New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders
Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project.
Changing Lives in the Atolls: PW Podcast S01-E04
On the atolls of Kiribati, finding and maintaining safe drinking water is an ongoing challenge. A growing population and the pressure of climate change are making this challenge even more difficult. Listen to the full PW podcast.
Specialists from atoll nations gather in Tarawa to talk water security
Technical officers from different Pacific atolls met in Kiribati for an intensive week of training and knowledge sharing to improve their capacity to support the water security of vulnerable island communities. The one-week Atoll Water Security Workshop…
Water tanks and solar panel repairs provide relief on Fais and Ulithi following typhoon Maysak
An extraordinary logistics challenge has brought together officials from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Yap State government agencies, the European Union and local residents on a r