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Tsunami Preparedness Kits to benefit five Pacific island countries

The Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Palau, Tuvalu and Vanuatu will receive Tsunami Preparedness Kits earmarked for schools as part of Phase II of the Strengthening School Preparedness for…  


Build forward better: community members to benefit from training for TC Harold recovery

In an effort to upskill the capacity of villagers in Kadavu affected by Tropical Cyclone Harold and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fiji National University will convene a Sustainable Livelihood Technical…  


Tonga youth take lead in disaster risk management

The involvement of youths as agents of change during early recovery efforts strengthens disaster resilience and preparedness, is a step in the right direction to achieve a sustainable future for all…  


Rising to the challenge

Tuvalu a group of 9 atoll islands in the Pacific Ocean, has a large ocean territory adjoining Fiji, Kiribati, Wallis & Futuna and is home to 12,000 people.  


Life after Ambae volcanic eruption

Three years after the Manaro Voui crater volcanic eruption in Ambae, Vanuatu in 2017, some Ambae families are still displaced in nearby Santo and Maewo islands with very little to return to and…  


Climate Refresher Training Workshop

Weather touches all of us. Rain or shine, quite literally, we wake up to it every morning, so few things are as pervasive in human life as weather and climate. Climate is a powerful factor shaping…  


RESPAC DRM Information Workshop

The project facilitated the first RESPAC DRM information workshop on with development partners to optimize DRM data, databases or information systems that support disaster preparedness, response and…  


Building capacity of local experts in post disaster needs assessment and disaster recovery

A country challenged with disasters triggered by various types of natural hazards, the Government of Vanuatu welcomes the opportunity to strengthen strategic planning for the recovery phase of natural…  


Training for regional stakeholders on post-disaster needs assessment and implementing recovery strategies

Representatives of Pacific Island governments are part of a regional workshop this week learning how to determine the economic and social costs of disasters that can then inform recovery strategies to…  


Evacuation drill tests preparedness plans for schools in tsunami prone areas

A tsunami drill in Suva, Fiji, this week provided an opportunity for school management, disaster management officials, government officials and local enforcement agencies to test preparedness and…  

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