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29 Sep 2017 description

Introduction: Message from the Director General

I am pleased to introduce the Annual Report for 2016 and Director General’s Overview of Progress since the 27th SPREP Meeting held in Niue in September, 2016. It has been another successful year of implementation and results in support of Pacific island countries and territories.

SPREP Strategic Plan 2017–2026

21 Sep 2016 description

27SM Niue News: 2015 SPREP Annual Report is now launched

The SPREP Annual Report for 2015 is now available online having been presented at the 27th SPREP Meeting in Niue on Day one. The Report, available in both English and French outlines the activities and project implemented with members and partners in 2015 as the region strives to achieve the SPREP vision - a Pacific environment that sustains our livelihoods and natural heritage in harmony with our cultures.

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:

02 Oct 2009 description


Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 6.3

Date-Time:

- Friday, October 02, 2009 at 01:07:39 UTC

- Friday, October 02, 2009 at 02:07:39 PM at epicenter

Location: 16.579°S, 173.274°W

Depth: 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program

Region: TONGA

Distances: 85 km (55 miles) SE of Hihifo, Tonga, 240 km (150 miles) NNE of Neiafu, Tonga, 545 km (340 miles) NNE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga, 2535 km (1580 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand

29 Sep 2009 description


Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 8.0

Date-Time:

- Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 17:48:10 UTC

- Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 06:48:10 AM at epicenter

Location: 15.509°S, 172.034°W

Depth: 18 km (11.2 miles) set by location program

Region: SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

Distances: 190 km (120 miles) ENE of Hihifo, Tonga, 190 km (120 miles) S of APIA, Samoa, 710 km (440 miles) NNE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga, 2700 km (1680 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand

28 Apr 2008 description

The significance of the American Samoa Hazard Mitigation Plan is that it provides American Samoa with a comprehensive and consensus mitigation strategy for prioritizing projects, programs, and activities that will save lives and reduce losses from the impacts of natural disasters. This plan defines responsibilities and analyses local capacities and capabilities to manage mitigation projects.

06 Jan 2004 description

WTPS31 PGTW 060900
MSGID/GENADMIN/NAVPACMETOCCEN PEARL HARBOR HI/JTWC//
SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING//
RMKS/
IMMEDIATE DELIVERY REQ TO AMEMBASSY SUVA
AMEMBASSY SUVA REQ PASS TO USAID OFDA ADVISOR

1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 07P (HETA) WARNING NR 022
01 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE IN SOUTHPAC

01 Jan 2004 description

A small cyclonic system has formed about 300 nautical miles northwest of Apia or 100 nautical miles southwest of Tokelau. It is moving towards the north-northeast but is predicted to curve toward the south in the next few days. Countries or Island Dependencies which could be affected include Samoa, American Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga and Niue. The storm is small in intensity although slow strengthening is predicted. At this point damage to any of these areas would likely be minimal to locally moderate given the small size of the storm, confined to crops and insecure dwellings.