Pacific Risk Resilience Programme

Solomon Islands Annual Report

Solomon Islands Annual Report

Solomon Islands is ranked as the sixth most at risk country in the world to natural disasters.1 Solomon Islands has been struck by several cyclones including Tropical Cyclone Pam and Tropical Cyclone Raquel in 2015. Both cyclones exacerbated the impacts from flooding in April 2014, which killed 22 people, washed away houses and destroyed key infrastructure and food crops.

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Fiji Annual Report

Fiji Annual Report

Fiji is ranked as the 14th most exposed country in the world to natural disasters. In February 2016, Fiji was struck by one of the most powerful storms on record in the Southern Hemisphere – Tropical Cyclone Winston. Approximately 59,000 people were left in need of emergency shelter along with an estimated USD60 million in damage to food crops and the agriculture sector.

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Vanuatu Country Brief

Vanuatu Country Brief

The Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) supports the Government of Solomon Island’s efforts to achieve resilient development outcomes as outlined in the National Development Strategy, 2016-2035 (NDS).

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Tonga Country Brief

Tonga Country Brief

The Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) supports the Government of Solomon Island’s efforts to achieve resilient development outcomes as outlined in the National Development Strategy, 2016-2035 (NDS).

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Solomon Islands Country Brief

Solomon Islands Country Brief

The Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) supports the Government of Solomon Island’s efforts to achieve resilient development outcomes as outlined in the National Development Strategy, 2016-2035 (NDS).

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Fiji Country Brief

Fiji Country Brief

The Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) supports the Government of Fiji’s efforts to achieve resilient development outcomes as outlined in Fiji’s National Development Plans.

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Risk Governance Policy Brief

Risk Governance Policy Brief

This policy brief is the product of testing, learning and adapting a mainstreaming approach to resilient development in the Pacific. It is based on an in-depth review and analysis of global and regional literature on approaches to mainstreaming, climate change and disaster risk management and governance reforms.

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Businesses help build more resilient communities through combined efforts

Businesses help build more resilient communities through combined efforts

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Tropical Cyclone experiences in Vanuatu have proven the need to have partnerships at all levels in managing the impacts of disasters. Businesses and partners met recently to launch the Vanuatu Business Resilience Committee (VBRC) that will coordinate government and partners to work with the private sectors in helping communities prepare, respond

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Local Government Resilient Development Network to Boost Risk Informed Development

Local Government Resilient Development Network to Boost Risk Informed Development

With the adoption of the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and increased commitment to resilient development, the local government plays an important role in localising and contextualising these global goals and turning them into pragmatic solutions. However, the critical role of local government in administering services and facilitating community development priorities is often...

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Risk Informed Development a Priority for Fiji’s Western Division

Risk Informed Development a Priority for Fiji’s Western Division

A recently launched Geographical Information System (GIS) web-interface will allow the Office of the Commissioner Western Division to effectively make development decisions based on the risks that communities face as a result of disasters and climate change. The GIS web-interface will ensure that people are not only better prepared for a disaster but they also

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Protection of human rights should be at the center of climate actions

Protection of human rights should be at the center of climate actions

The linkages between climate change, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development needs to be strongly emphasized in order to facilitate an integrated and holistic approach to climate action. The Protection in the Pacific (ProPa) Network which include national government actors working for Ministries responsible for issues related to gender, human rights and protection from Fiji,

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