Vanuatu: Investing in resilient urban planning

Luganville survey team members departing to respective sites to conduct survey -Credit: Kaliopate Tavola  

7th Meeting of Oceania Regional Seismic Network (ORSNET), and 7th Session of the PTWS Working Group 2: Task team Seismic Data Sharing in the Southwest Pacific

The 7th Annual Meeting of Oceania Regional Seismic Network (ORSNET) meet this week in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, to discuss the regional seismic network and how it can be further strengthened to improve early warning and preparedness. The Pacific Island…

New accredited Diplomas fosters Pacific resilience champions

The Pacific Community (SPC) has launched two new accredited qualifications that represent a new standard for resilience competence while strengthening the Pacific’s efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change in the region.  These Diplomas are…

Why we must fight climate change to restore Pacific ecosystems

Photo: East Coast, New Caledonia - credit: F. Véquaud This year, World Environment Day focuses on ecosystem restoration and marks the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

Valenicina shines a light on disaster preparedness through data collection

15 minutes' drive from the heart of Fiji's capital city, Suva, lies the community of Valenicina. under the watchful eye of one of its residents, Mosese Sereivalu. This community recently worked together to upgrade their road system, organise health…

Securing the future of climate resilience in the Pacific cannot be left to chance

Following the publication of the Initial Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report aimed at measuring the progress of national climate action plans ahead of COP26, the United Nations warned in late February that current levels of climate…

„We will overcome it“: Experiences of the impact of COVID-19 in Suva, Fiji

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission. 

Pacific Islanders Turn to Local Economies to Drive Post-pandemic Recovery

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission. 

Resilience in the face of uncertainty critical for Pacific youth

Director Andrew Jones, Geoscience, Energy and Maritime (GEM) Division, the Pacific Community (SPC)

Strengthening Pacific communities resilience against climate change

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