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There’s an estimated 100 people living with a disability on Savo Island in Solomon Islands, and with a high risk of natural disasters, planning is happening now to make sure everyone is included.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Weather monitoring station in tree-covered hilly surroundings
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Ethiopia, Tanzania and the Solomon Islands have collectively secured more than US$27 million from the Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF) for developing comprehensive early warning systems.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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This podcast explains how the weather service in Tonga has been including traditional knowledge into forecasts and how that’s been received by the community.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Solomon Islands, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
Cover and source: Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
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This Solomon Islands Disaster Management Reference Handbook provides the reader a baseline understanding of key national entities involved in disaster management and Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response (HADR).
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The UN Women's Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific undertook a study harnessing big data from social media searches and posts, to uncover the discourse on violence against women (VAW).
https://www.climatelinks.org/sites/default/files/asset/document/2023-07/USAIDClimateRiskAnalysis_PacificIslands508.pdf
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This report presents a climate risk analysis of twelve Pacific Island countries: the Federated State of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Timorese women working
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A new programme to bolster women’s resilience and leadership for sustainable, secure and thriving communities in the Solomon Islands, in the face of disasters, was launched today.
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

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