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To ensure the island is ready to face the threat of a tsunami, Guam Homeland Security has partnered with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center for its expertise to prepare key players who will lead the island in the event of a disaster.
The Guam daily post
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Climate Change in Guam: Indicators and Considerations for Key Sectors is a report developed by the Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA). It is one in a series of reports aimed at assessing the state of knowledge about climate change

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This paper argues that there is a need for a new policy framing that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) investment is imperative that will generate dividends for governments and society at large. Under the auspice of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk

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This report follows risk-based valuation approaches to map flood zones at 10-squaremeter resolution along all 3,100+ kilometers of U.S. reef-lined shorelines for different storm probabilities to account for the effect of coral reefs in reducing coastal

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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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The island of Guam will soon celebrate September as National Preparedness Month (NPM). This year’s theme for National Preparedness Month is, 'Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today.' Charles Esteves, Office of Civil Defense Administrator said, 'This is a great opportunity for the island to follow the four building blocks of emergency preparedness: be informed, make a plan, build a kit, and get involved'...
Office of Civil Defense (Guam)
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This framework outlines the climate change adaptation results to be achieved through the implementation of the six themes: (i) implementing tangible, on-ground adaptation measures; (ii) governance and decision-making; (iii) improving understanding of

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The preparation of this Regional Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-2013 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.

The progress report


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