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14 Jul 2017 description

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community is closely monitoring dengue outbreaks around the Pacific.

Palau is one of the countries experiencing a surge in dengue victims with 290 cases recorded for the first six months of this year.

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12 Jun 2017 description

The two Samoas are trying to work out an agreement to address their divergence in tsunami warning systems.

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13 May 2017 description

In American Samoa, a massive landslide at Malota has cut off access to the western end of the island and downed power lines and telephone lines.

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12 May 2017 description

Heavy rain in American Samoa has caused major flooding in the territory.

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08 Mar 2017 description

Health authorities in American Samoa say they needed to declare a health emergency over dengue in order to access federal funds.

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07 Mar 2017 description

The acting American Samoa Governor, Lemanu Peleti Mauga, has declared a public health emergency following the confirmation of 3 people with dengue fever by the Hawaii State Laboratory.

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01 Mar 2017 description

The World Health Organisation says the latest dengue outbreaks suggest it is spreading across the Pacific.

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20 Feb 2017 description

People in American Samoa are being warned of flash flooding and high winds which could down power lines.

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01 Jan 2017 description

11:07 am on 31 December 2016

Heavy rain in American Samoa has caused flooding in parts of the territory.

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15 May 2016 description

Work is finally set to begin to American Samoa schools wrecked by the tsunami in 2009.

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13 May 2016 description

4:29 pm on 12 May 2016

A weather warning has been issued in American Samoa with people told to be ready for strong winds, more flooding and high seas.

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22 Apr 2016 description

Tropical Cyclone Amos is expected to strengthen to a category three storm as it passes just north of Wallis during the night.

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29 Dec 2015 description

The Samoa Disaster Management Office says rivers throughout the country have overflown their banks, and the public is being warned to not attempt to cross them.

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30 Nov 2015 description

A gale warning remains in force for Niue, as tropical cyclone Tuni moves southeast around 160 kilometres northeast of the island.

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29 Nov 2015 description

American Samoa's Health Department's latest report on dengue fever shows that the threat from the mosquito borne disease is continuing to weaken.

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29 Nov 2015 description

Emergency services in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga are getting a clearer picture this morning of the damage left by Tropical Cyclone Tuni.

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28 Nov 2015 description

A Tropical Cyclone Warning has been issued for all of Samoa.

The country's Meteorological Office says a tropical depression to the northwest of the country has been intensifying and is now a category one cyclone.

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14 Oct 2015 description

American Samoa has dengue fever cases under control, with only four cases of seen at the LBJ Hospital two weeks ago.

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23 Sep 2015 description

Reports from American Samoa show that the threat from dengue is starting to subside.

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15 Sep 2015 description

American Samoa's Power Authority says if the dry spell continues it will ask the Governor to declare a state of emergency.

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