Niue

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In response to cyclone Heta in January 2004, Niue, with help from the Pacific Community established National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC).
Pacific Community
A new project launched this week aims to reduce risk, and save lives and livelihoods by improving access to weather, climate and disaster information from the Niue Meteorological Service. Known as the CREWS Pacific SIDS Project, the initiative will help strengthen three different areas relevant to early warning systems and will entail key community partnerships.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
2018

This paper provides guidance on the successful collection and documentation of weather and climate traditional knowledge (TK) in the Pacific by considering four key components: the legal and national context, in-country partnerships, the role of community

American Meteorological Society

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National policies and plans

2015

The Strategic Roadmap for Emergency Management (SREM) in Niue aspires to the following goals:

  • a shared responsibility and a ‘whole of nation’ approach to emergency management; †
  • strengthening national resilience to any adverse event; and †
  • increasi
Niue - government
2012

Niue’s Joint National Action Plan (JNAP) for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management provides a three year plan of action to address existing gaps relating to vulnerability to climate change impacts and disasters. Developed in partnership

Niue - government
2008

This policy document provides a framework to guide sustainable management and development of Niue’s coast. Lessons learnt from previous disasters left Niue with huge economic, social and environmental costs; justifying the need for a policy to guide

Niue - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Niue - government