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… of the main points of the key issues discussed during the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management, held in Suva, Fiji on 2–4 June 2014. It presents (i) the … Fiji, French Polynesia, New Zealand and Thailand, addressing community resilience building and the role of leaders in this agenda; (iii) the perspectives of the Pacific … identify ways to include youth as agents of change in helping to make communities resilient towards risk; (vii) the private sector's role in building national …
… NEW YORK, 15 January 2014 – “Disaster risk reduction should not be seen only as an imperative to protecting investments in … Bangladesh was one of several calls from governments for disaster and climate risk considerations to be incorporated at every stage of development. The seventh …
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3 June 2014
SUVA, 3 June 2014 – Not one child died at a school or kindergarten during the Christchurch earthquake of February 2011. It was one of the few bright spots from the major disaster that hit New Zealand’s principal city of its South Island. That remarkable statistic was also a resounding endorsement of the country’s efforts to teach its children to ‘Drop,…
SUVA, 4 June 2014 – A trio of creative organisations supporting the development of community resilience have been recognised for their great work in the Pacific region. Caritas Australia, the Foundation of the Peoples of the South Pacific International (FSPI), and the Pacific Disability Forum shared the inaugural Pacific Innovation & Leadership Awa…