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… 26 October 2016 – Pacific countries have pledged to step up efforts to deal with the challenge posed by climate change and the threat of disasters, in order to ensure that their development is sustainable. In a joint … collection of data and analysis of risk factors such as gender, age, land rights, human mobility and socio-economic status, all of which help to build a better picture …
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14 November 2017
… 13 November 2017 : Students from 26 countries came together last week for a pioneering event to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. The spirit of “Yui Maaru” which means mutual support and bonds between people in the … 7-8. During the Summit, students participated in workshops on: learning from past disasters; disaster preparedness; and post-disaster response. They engaged in tsunami …
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 resilience; Integrate, Include, Inform, and Sustain. The meeting, held virtually this time due to…
… a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 overseas students and 135 students from Japan in the … of protecting lives, building back better and improving preparedness for future disasters. They vowed to carry forward the spirit of Hamaguchi Goryo and implement … of the Goryo Hamaguchi and be active in the world as the next leaders to prevent disasters. I hope this summit will be the guidance for many lives to be saved over …
… at all levels and in different regions on the next phase of the HFA (Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, hereafter, HFA2). Informal consultations in the … for the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in March 2015, in Sendai, Japan. … This document reflects the inputs received from an extensive … for the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in March 2015, in Sendai, Japan. …
… This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document also looks into the methodologies adopted for …
… This study provides an analysis of the current level of integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in the region, with an … as the Pacific region prepares to move towards an integrated strategy for disaster risk management and climate change post 2015. … This study provides an analysis of the current level of integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in the region, with an …
… hit by a Category 4 cyclone, Tonga is now trained in the use of the new online tool for measuring disaster losses, the Sendai Framework Monitor. Rolling out the Sendai Framework Monitor is part of Pacific-wide … plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. Senior disaster managers and statistics officers from ten countries …
Suva – International collaboration must be made stronger to make communities resilient to tsunamis, which are among the deadliest of natural hazards. This is especially important for the Pacific countries which are experiencing both arise in sea levels due to climate change, and the need to manage compounded and cascading disasters. This was the mes…
… Pacific Island countries -- building partnerships and networks The September 2009 tsunami that affected Samoa, Tonga and American Samoa killed almost … resilience of hazard-prone Pacific island countries have grown in number over the past 20 years. Some university studies have shown that benefits were particularly apparent in …