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In response to cyclone Heta in January 2004, Niue, with help from the Pacific Community established National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC).
Pacific Community
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
Documents and publications

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

UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, addressing the High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day
For the third year, Japan hosted a High School Students Summit to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, urged them to become youth ambassdors for disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Kobe Office
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.

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