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View from a beach in Palau as a storm approaches
With funding from USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA), the two-year IMPACT project of USD 885,000 will work at the state and national levels to support preparedness plans and facilitate and inform national level planning and response efforts.
International Organization for Migration
The residents of Palau have benefitted from effective and low-cost, low-tech early warning systems, installed through the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Pilot Project.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
The International Organization for Migration, in partnership with the National Emergency Management Office, has been working closely with Palau and community members to prepare for and respond to lifesaving needs during natural hazards and shocks.
International Organization for Migration

DRR Community in Palau

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National Platform

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National policies and plans


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

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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 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

World Bank, the Asian Development Bank
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The disaster risk reduction status report provides a snapshot of the state of disaster risk reduction in the the Republic of Palau under four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific