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Implementation of Comprehensive Hazard and Risk Management in Pacific Countries Contact: Mosese Sikivou
Objectives: Comprehensive Hazard and Risk Management or CHARM is a decision making tool that has been developed to assist the process of mainstreaming disaster risk management on an ‘all hazards’ basis across the region and to improve the capacity of individual Pacific island nations and communities to reduce their vulnerability and manage disasters when they occur. _x000D_
Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and the Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Framework for Action 2005 - 2015
Objectives: The report for this project for 2007 - 2009 forms a critical part of the monitoring and progress review processes for the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) and Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Framework for Action (Regional Framework). The report is intended to compile information for the region regarding the extent of implementation of DRM measures and activities at the regional and national levels across all Pacific countries, for submission to the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2009._x000D_
Inaugural Pacific Regional Disaster Risk Management Meeting for Pacific CEOs of Finance/Planning and Disaster Management
Objectives: In light however of the need to ensure an improved effort to address disaster risk reduction, the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) working with other partner organisations have advocated quite extensively for the involvement of the upper echelon within the various Public Service jurisdictions in the Pacific in terms of ensuring that risk considerations are given a greater prominence in planning and budgeting systems within Government and at each level within the national economy. _x000D_
Objectives: The Island Climate Update (ICU) is a regional climate bulletin that covers the South Pacific. It was initiated in 2000 to ensure that Pacific Island countries have access to accurate and timely climate outlooks and projections to assist the preparation for, and management of the risks, associated with climate and extreme climate events._x000D_
Objectives: To provide a reliable water supply system, managed by an empowered school management committee which has undergone appropriate training in 12 rural schools identified by the Ministry of Education.
Objectives: To promote and sustain environmental education, conservation and development activities on the Fijian island of Kadavu, in order to protect its endangered (bird) species and their habitats
Objectives: The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the conservation of the threatened montane forests on the island of Kadavu in Fiji, for the benefit of the birds, biodiversity and people that depend on these forests.
Objectives: To contribute to sustainable, improved livelihoods of vulnerable communities (living in remote, rural areas of Pacific Island Countries) in line with the Millennium Development Goals, through four key components: community empowerment, economic empowerment, learning/ sharing, up scaling and programme management.
Objectives: To complete awareness training workshops on behalf of the donor with an outcome of generating Water Management Plans and Water Monitoring Committees in communities identified by the donor as having water problems.