New Caledonia

Live illustration during Pacific Resilience Meeting for the standard for resilience 'Include'
Suva – The second Pacific Resilience Meeting (PRM) has closed, focusing on discussion and recommendations around the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP)’s ten Guiding Principles and three Goals which fall into four ‘standards’ for
Jerry Velasquez, Head of UNISDR for Asia and the Pacific, at the 4th session of the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management in Noumea, New Caledonia.
UNISDR Chief, Margareta Wahlström, today welcomed a major policy decision by Pacific Island States to help formulate a new international framework on disaster risk reduction to replace the current Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in 2015.
Dr Jimmie Rodgers, Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).
The 4th Session of the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management opened today with a strong call for Pacific Island Countries and Territories, and donors to address the challenges of climate change in a smarter way.