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Introduction Humanity faces growing challenges: a rising population, a warming planet, and increasing inequalities of health, well-being and security between the rich and poor. The International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) global Strategy 2020 provides direction for its work in the face of these challenges. It also clarifies the Secretariat’s priorities in providing membership services to national societies.
Like its neighbors in the Pacific, the Cook Islands is no stranger to severe natural disasters. Pacific island countries are highly susceptible to increasingly frequent and extreme events, such as cyclones, tsunamis and landslides, as well as the slower-onset effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels, increased temperatures and coastal erosion.