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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

Documents and publications

This report summarizes the outcomes and technical discussions of the first Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation that took place from 21–24 May 2013 on Rarotonga, Cook Islands: “Human Mobility, Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Pacific”.


Policies and plans

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

Policies and plans

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

Cover and source: Government of Niue
Policies and plans
The Strategic Roadmap for Emergency Management (SREM) in Niue is the result of extensive consultations and research with the view to reform the emergency management arrangements in Niue.
Cover and source: Government of Niue
Policies and plans
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.
Documents and publications

Uncertainty about future climate creates challenges in both adaptation planning and evaluation. Defining and determining success in adaptation therefore can be difficult. This publication, however, does not attempt to address all of the issues and

Documents and publications

This new publication from the World Meteorological Organization provides a wide-ranging description of how small island States and territories in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific regions are using seasonal predictions and other climate information

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