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The systematic country diagnostic (SCD) covers a group of nine small Pacific Island countries (PIC-9) - Kiribati, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
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This publication reviews the financial performance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in nine Pacific island economies and looks at how policy makers can help state-owned power utilities address climate risk.
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The Western Pacific typhoon season has the potential to impact several island countries in the region. High velocity winds and extensive rainfall regularly lead to flooding and landslides, severely damaging country infrastructure.
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The medium term development strategy (MTDS) – described as ―Actions for Palau‘s Future‖ – sets out the key strategies and actions to help achieve economic, social, environmental and cultural goals over the 5 year period 2009 to 2014. The MTDS establishes

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This new Palau National Disaster Risk Management Framework 2010 provides for the strengthening of national disaster risk management structures and mechanisms to support improved disaster/emergency preparedness, response and recovery as well as the more

Palau - government

The vision of this Policy is “Happy, healthy, sustainable and resilient Palauan communities in a changing world,” or “A Belau a kldmokl, mesisiich, moduades, e klekar.” To make this vision a reality, this Policy lays out objectives to 1) enhance

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Risk and governance profile(s)

This Palau disaster management reference handbook focuses on Palau's disaster management framework and disaster risk reduction strategies. It also provides an overview of the country's government, geography, demographics and social cultural practices.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance

This profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector-specific

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