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New Zealand funding boost for Pacific region development


New Zealand is one of SPCs founding members and has been a constant supporter of our work in the Pacific for more than 65 years, the Director-General said. In the past 10 days, New Zealand Aid Programme support has enabled SPCs world-class Geoscience Division to set up a Cyclone Pam Spatial Data Resources portal with detailed analyses of satellite images of affected areas and other spatial data resources to assist humanitarian efforts...

  • Disaster resilience represents an opportunity, says Allianz Re CEO

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    Re/insurers are duty bound to help mitigate disaster risks, but this does not mean that the industry cannot benefit at the same time, says Amer Ahmed, CEO of Allianz Re. 'Managing risks is our primary role in society. Partnering with government bodies to reduce risk exposure would help create more diversification in our industry, which is ultimately better from a cost of risk point of view,' he explained...

  • Deadline extended: #MyResilienceStory video contest


    Raise awareness through your personal story by sharing in a 2-5 minute video how you are contributing to make your community resilient by preparing your community for disasters and/or tackling risks through innovative solutions. Deadline now extended to April 12...

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