Contingent financing provides quick, flexible financing for vulnerable countries in the Pacific to respond and rebuild after disasters
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
Menstrual health is a fundamental aspect of personal well-being. Embedding menstrual health into urban development, water, sanitation, and hygiene programs will reduce inequalities, increase access to education and employment, and improve the overall health of women, girls and others who menstruate.
Disaster-related displacement is often negative, but can result in more resilient communities under the right circumstances. This can include better management of remittances sent to family members in the disaster zone.
Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.
An analysis of the online presence of 300 Samoan websites offers a glimpse into how Pacific SMEs operate in the digital space.
A safe work environment and women’s economic autonomy are drivers of growth and good development. They also protect girls and women from violence.
The pandemic is producing more household waste and increased amounts of dangerous medical waste. We need to manage these changes for our immediate safety and for the long-term welfare of our communities.
Pacific nations, led by the smallest and least well-off, moved decisively to restrict travel from a fast-growing list of COVID-19 affected countries.
The immense distance between islands in the Pacific creates challenges for accessing resources, particularly for women. Targeted policies, tailored for their needs, are required.