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  • Food Bank for Disaster Resilience
    Aug 26, 2016

    The Food Bank initiative which is designed to assist communities prepare for and recover from disasters, was handed over to the Naviti communities in the Yasawa group of islands in a handover ceremony that was held yesterday in Kese village.

  • Tuvalu uses ridge-to-reef approach to sustain livelihoods
    Aug 25, 2016

    Coastal fishery stocks have sustained island communities for generations in Tuvalu but is under increasing pressure due to the impacts of climate change and unsustainable fishing practices.

  • Adaptation plans to ensure resilience for water-stressed communities
    Aug 16, 2016

    Six Solomon Islands communities have successfully completed mapping out their climate change adaptation plans for this year until 2018 and beyond.

  • Climate Change Adaptation, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene is everybody’s business
    Aug 15, 2016

    A national feedback session to present key findings, recommendations and lessons learned of a climate change vulnerability assessment on water, sanitation and hygiene for Taro, Gizo and Tigoa provincial towns, and in the rural communities of Santa Catalina, Tuwo and Ferafalu successfully concluded in Honiara today.

  • Aug 10, 2016

    The SDGs – also referred to as Agenda 2030 – encourage all of us to re-think our assumptions about development. The SDG framework is highly inter-connected as a testament to the fact that development is inherently complex and can no longer be seen in terms of isolated sectors such as health, agriculture or industries. Progress or lack thereof in one area influences others in substantial ways.

  • Marshall Islands begins drought-related Post Disaster Needs Assessment
    Aug 5, 2016

    Severe drought in the Marshall Islands associated with the strong El Nino, led to the call for a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA). The assessment is not only the first for the Marshall Islands, it’s also the first for the Northern Pacific and the first assessment of an atoll country worldwide and will involve a lot of learning for the nation, the Pacific and the world.

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