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20 Mar 2015 description

Les alertes suivantes ont été signalées:

• Fièvre éruptive: Polynésie française

• Diarrhée: Tonga

• Syndrome grippal: Polynésie française, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Tonga, Tuvalu

• Fièvre prolongée: Tonga

Autres mises à jour:

Cyclone tropical Pam

12 Mar 2015 description

As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the international roadmap for gender equality, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is proud to release the Pacific regional report on progress made since 1995.

Launched overnight at a side event during the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York, the Beijing+20 report is one of the most significant reports released in recent years highlighting progress and setbacks in 16 Pacific Island countries and territories.

10 Mar 2015 description

A. Executive Summary

This compendium showcases programmes and projects from across the Pacific region that address climate change and disaster risks, through climate change adaptation (CCA), disaster risk management (DRM) and/or greenhouse gas emissions reduction.

09 Mar 2015 description

Les alertes suivantes ont été signalées:

• Diarrhée: Samoa américaines, Tonga
• Syndrome grippal: Kiribati
• Fièvre prolongée: Niue, Palau, îles Salomon, Tokelau

Autres mises à jour:

Chikungunya

Des épidémies de chikungunya sont en cours aux îles Cook, Kiribati, Nouvelle-Calédonie . L’épidémie est en déclin aux Samoa américaines, Polynésie française et Samoa.

09 Mar 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Diarrhoea: American Samoa, Tonga

  • Influenza-like illness: Kiribati

  • Prolonged Fever: Niue, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tokelau

Other updates:

Chikungunya

Chikungunya outbreaks are on-going in Cook Islands, Kiribati, New Caledonia. Outbreaks in American Samoa, French Polynesia and Samoa are waning.

19 Feb 2015 description

Niue has confirmed a 22-year-old woman has died of the chikungunya virus, after health officials received results from tests done in New Zealand.

Read the full article on the Radio New Zealand International

05 Feb 2015 description

The Niue government has started a mosquito eradication spraying programme after the recent death of a young woman from chikungunya.

Read the full article on the Radio New Zealand International

04 Feb 2015 description

An opposition MP in Niue is questioning the hospital's capacity to cope after a young woman died last week in Niue's first suspected case of chikungunya.

Read the full article on Radio New Zealand International

16 Jan 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Diarrhoea: Niue

  • Influenza-like illness: American Samoa

  • Prolonged Fever: Tonga

Other updates:

Chikungunya

  • Chikungunya outbreaks are on-going in American Samoa, French Polynesia, Samoa and Tokelau.

  • Samoa: There have been 4,289 cases since 11 January 2015. For more information please refer to Dr Tile Ah Leong-Lui’s PacNet post on 14 January 2015.

Dengue

16 Jan 2015 description

Les alertes suivantes sont à signaler cette semaine:
* Diarrhée: Niue
* Fièvre prolongée: Tonga

Autres mises à jour:

Chikungunya *des épidémies de chikungunya sont en cours aux Samoa américaines, en Polynésie française, Samoa et Tokelau.

· Samoa: 4.289 cas ont été signalés depuis le 11 janvier 2015. Pour plus d'informations veuillez vous référer à la mise à jour postée sur PacNet par Dr Tile Ah Leong-Lui le 14 janvier 2015.

Dengue

31 Dec 2014 description

Volcanic Explosivity in Asia-Pacific

This map shows the density of volcanic eruptions based on the explosivity index for each eruption and the time period of the eruption. Eruption information is spread to 100km beyond point source to indicate areas that could be affected by volcanic emissions or ground shaking.

31 Dec 2014 description

Earthquake Intensity Risk Zones

This map shows earthquake intensity zones in accordance with the 1956 version of the Modified Mercalli Scale (MM), describing the effects of an earthquake on the surface of the earth and integrating numerous parameters such as ground acceleration, duration of an earthquake, and subsoil effects. It also includes historical earthquake reports.

31 Dec 2014 description

Tectonic Plates and Fault Lines

The region is home to extremes in elevation and the world's most active seismic and volcanic activity. Southwest of India, the Maldives has a maximum height of just 230cm, while far to the north, the Tibetan Plateau averages over 4,500m across its 2.5 million square kilometres and is home to all 14 of the world's peaks above 8,000 metres. The Himalaya were born 70 million years ago when the Arabian Plate collided with the Eurasian plate.

15 Oct 2014 description

Two days of rain in Niue have eased worries about drought on the island.

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01 Oct 2014 description

Farmers in Niue are being careful with water usage, as a dry spell in the country enters its second month.

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19 Aug 2014 description

Message du Président

L’année écoulée a été synonyme d’avancée pour le PROE, et les Membres comme le Secrétariat peuvent s’enorgueillir à juste titre des progrès et des réalisations accomplis.

19 Aug 2014 description

SPREP launches 2013 Annual Report

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is pleased to advise that the 2013 SPREP Annual Report is now available online. In 2013 SPREP celebrated the 20th anniversary of the signing of the SPREP Treaty, which established the Secretariat as an autonomous body.

Mr David Sheppard, Director General of SPREP explains that there was a lot to celebrate during this anniversary year:

12 Aug 2014 description

The 20th Regional Disaster Managers Meeting was convened jointly by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs at the Novotel Hotel, in Suva, Fiji on 5th ‐ 6th June 2014.