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30 Mar 2017 description

Executive Summary

Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands, faces a myriad of resilience challenges. Not only is the city already exposed to multiple natural hazards, a changing climate will amplify many of the adverse impacts into the future. At the same time, rapid urbanization - most obviously expressed through the growth of informal settlements in urban and peri-urban areas - is heightening community exposure and sensitivity to a range of climate and non-climate shocks and stresses.

18 Mar 2015 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Tropical Cyclone Pam formed just east of Solomon Islands on March 6 and quickly gained strength on a southward path. It hit Vanuatu on Friday 13 March 2015 as a category V cyclone causing massive humanitarian needs across all of the provinces in Vanuatu, including Port Vila. Pam has been described as the strongest storm to make landfall since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013. Pam is turning out to be one of the worst cyclones to affect the Pacific in recent history.

17 Jul 2014 description

21,000 people to be assisted

DREF allocated: CHF 158,099

Glide n° FL-2014-000045-SLB

Appeal timeframe: 9 months

Appeal budget: CHF 684,278

Issued: 16 July 2014

End date: 11 January 2015

24 Apr 2014 description

In early April 2014, three days of heavy rain over the Solomon Islands resulted in widespread flash flooding in Honiara City and all of Guadalcanal Province. The worst-affected areas were communities living next to the Mataniko and Lungga Rivers in the capital, Honiara, which burst their banks on 3 April. A total of 22 fatalities have been confirmed across Honiara, Guadalcanal and Isabel Provinces, with an estimated 52,000 people affected.

12 Mar 2013 description

This Humanitarian Action Plan (HAP) was developed by the Government of Solomon Islands and its humanitarian and development partners, following the earthquake and tsunami that struck Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province in the Solomon Islands on 6 February 2013. It has a 4 months’ timeframe and aims to facilitate coordination of the humanitarian response and early recovery by documenting the response plan and identifying gaps and requirements.

30 Apr 2007 description

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Papua New Guinea, Professor Ross Hynes, this afternoon Monday 30 April 2007, officially launched the Solomon Islands Tsunami Appeal Fundraising Drive.

18 Apr 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

05 Apr 2007 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent has launched an earthquake and tsunami appeal for the Solomon Islands. The appeal aims to raise over $1 million, which will be used to support the 5000 worst-affected people for four months.

The needs

Immediate needs:

Based on the latest information from the field, the immediate needs are for food, emergency shelter, and the provision of basic relief items, including clean water.

Considerable amounts of these supplies are either located in pre-position stocks or can be procured locally or regionally.

04 Apr 2007 description
report UN Children's Fund




On Monday 2 April at 7:40 am local time, an earthquake measuring 8.1 struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands, some 345km northwest of the capital, Honiara, triggering a deadly tsunami that swept through coastal villages on the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Western Province (capital Gizo), Choisel Province and Northern Isabel were heavily damaged. The New Georgia Islands and Shortland Islands were also severely affected.

03 Apr 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.