An Innovative Approach to Helping the Pacific Cope with Disasters
Contingent financing provides quick, flexible financing for vulnerable countries in the Pacific to respond and rebuild after disasters
Are Pacific Power Utilities Ready for the Impact of COVID-19?
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
COVID-19 Has Created Digital Opportunities in the Pacific
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
Cyclone Winston Fosters Cooperation, Solidarity in Pacific
It is times like this that you need your friends the most, like Fiji and Tonga.
For Clean Islands and a Clean Ocean in the Pacific, Start with Solid Waste Management
Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.
How Tonga Prepared for and Responded to a Devastating Volcanic Eruption
Disaster preparedness, combined with updated risk information and timely assessments of damages and needs, were critical for Tonga’s response to the undersea volcanic eruption.
In the Pacific, COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Think About Waste Management
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.
In the Pacific, Urgent Action is the Key to Addressing COVID-19
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.
In the Remote Atolls of the Pacific, Women Struggle for Basic Resources
The immense distance between islands in the Pacific creates challenges for accessing resources, particularly for women. Targeted policies, tailored for their needs, are required.
It’s Time to Get Smart with Pacific Ports
Harnessing advanced smart port technologies can enhance physical and economic resilience of “lifeline” ports in the Pacific.