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ECHO Factsheet – The Pacific Region – September 2016

Key messages The Pacific region is frequently hit by natural disasters such as cyclones, floods, droughts and earthquakes. Pacific countries rank among the highest in the world in terms of numbers of...

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Solomon Islands

Asian Development Bank and Solomon Islands: Fact Sheet

The ADB program in the Solomon Islands has provided loans, grants and technical assistance to grow the country’s economy and improve the lives of people, particularly the poor, women, children and...

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Asia Pacific Zone Office Annual Report 2014 (MAA5001)

Overview The Asia Pacific zone (APZ) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) comprises the zone office in Kuala Lumpur, four regional offices in Suva (Pacific),...

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Asia Pacific Zone Office Annual Report 2014 (MAA55001)

Overview The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) provides assistance to people affected by disasters through its network of National Societies that work in...

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Solomon Islands

Lessons learned from Honiara flash floods in 2014

It's been a year since flash flooding hit the Solomon Islands capital Honiara, killing 22 people and leaving 9,000 people homeless. Gardens and livelihoods were destroyed and even today, the recovery...

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Solomon Islands

Honiara still recovering from 2014 floods

Listen to the interview It's been almost a year since flash floods devastated Solomon Islands' capital city Honiara, but work is still going on to repair vital infrastructure like roads and bridges. ...

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Disasters in Asia and the Pacific: 2014 Year in Review

ABSTRACT This study on “Disasters in Asia and the Pacific: 2014 Year in review”, developed by the Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of ESCAP, provides an...

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Solomon Islands

New hospital priority for Solomons

The Solomon Islands secretary for health says the new government has made a commitment to relocating the National Referral Hospital. Read the full article on Radio New Zealand International

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