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
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
Niue's National Action Plan was developed partly in response to the increasing prevalence of land degradation and desertification. Land is one of Niue’s basic fundamental resources and therefore needs to be protected, enhanced and properly managed if the
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
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.