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  • Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum focusses on disaster risk reduction and information relevance
    Oct 17, 2016

    The second Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum officially opened today with national, regional and international experts on climate services and disaster risk reduction present to explore common approaches and best practices for climate services that can be extended throughout the Pacific Island region.

  • UNDP-Russia partnership launches disaster resilience project
    Oct 17, 2016

    The Government of the Russian Federation in partnership with the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji yesterday launched the Regional Disaster Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (RESPAC) Project in Nadi, Fiji.

  • Opening Remarks by UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director, Bakhodir Burkhanov at the 2nd Pacific Climate Outlook Forum
    Oct 17, 2016

    The importance of bringing together weather and climate experts for a discussion on how to prepare for adverse weather conditions prior to what is commonly known as the “cyclone season” cannot be overstated.

  • Fiji to host second Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum
    Oct 16, 2016

    Pacific island meteorologists and disaster management experts are gathering on the cusp of the Tropical Cyclone season for the Pacific to discuss the seasonal climate forecast ahead and the best way to prepare for any adverse weather. Known as the Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum 2, this two-day event will discuss opportunities for integrating climate information into disaster risk reduction and disaster management.

  • A look back as Koro continues to rebuild post Winston
    Oct 16, 2016

    Eight months since Tropical Cyclone Winston devastated the South Pacific Island nation of Fiji, UNDP's recovery efforts in partnership with the Fiji Government have been progressively underway to rebuild people’s livelihoods.

  • Launch of Pacific Ridge to Reef programme
    Oct 11, 2016

    Over 50 delegates across the Pacific Island region convened in Nadi today to officially launch the Global Environment Facility Pacific Ridge to Reef programme aimed at improving the livelihoods and opportunities of Pacific Islanders through local actions to conserve and rehabilitate their environments.

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