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Palau’s first-ever digital coastal survey exercise begins

Palau has initiated its first-ever digital coastal survey exercise using a state-of-the-art remote sensing technology called Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR).  


Enhancing Disaster and Climate Resilience in the Republic of Palau through Improved Disaster Preparedness and Infrastructure

The project aims to improve the capacity for preparedness and mitigation of Palau’s resilience to man-made, geo-physical, climate and different types of related hazards and enhancing resilience to…  


Enhancing Disaster and Climate Resilience in the Republic of Palau through Improved Disaster Preparedness and Infrastructure Project Brochure

The EDCR project in Palau was initiated in March 2019. The project aims to improve the capacity for preparedness and mitigation of Palau's resilience to man-made, geo-physical, climate and different…  


Workshop on protection, gender and social inclusion in disaster risk management in Palau

Through generous funding from the Government of Japan, the EDCR project in Palau was initiated in March 2019. The project aims to improve the capacity for preparedness and mitigation to human-made,…  


Digital remote sensing technology to upscale Palau’s disaster risk management

Palau is taking an extraordinary step forward to further strengthen its disaster risk management and climate change adaptation efficiency using detailed and accurate topographic data.  


Launch of the LiDAR survey and handover of equipment in Palau

I am delighted to join our partners in Palau to mark an important milestone at the official launch of the LiDAR survey. The LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging. It is an aerial digital…  


Launch of the Managing Coastal Aquifer project

As we all know low lying, atoll islands, share similar challenges in terms of water security: Limited ground water resources, increased pressure from land use practices and vulnerability to impacts of…  


Strengthening Palau’s disaster response and resilience to hazards

The UN Development Programme, in unison with the Government of Japan and the Government of Palau, are forging ahead to achieve long-term disaster and climate resilience for Palau, despite the…  


Strengthening Palau’s operational capacity and response to disasters

The United Nations Development Programme together with the people of Japan and the Government of Palau are on a solid path to achieving long term climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods for the…  


Enhancing disaster and climate resilience in Palau

In a concerted effort to mitigate and enhance disaster and climate resilience in Palau, representatives and key stakeholders from UNDP, SPC and NEMO have agreed to collaborate more effectively and…  

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