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Sea safety for fishers in Tokelau receives boost

27 April 2021, Apia, Samoa Safety at sea improved significantly for the fishers in Tokelau with more than 40 sea safety grab bags provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

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Tokelau's resilience journey

Preparedness activities in the Pacific 480 kilometres to the north of Samoa the tiny nation of Tokelau is scattered across three coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean. With no airstrip, the only...

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Weather station to help protect atoll nation

HON KRIS FAAFOI Work on a weather station is underway to help Tokelau build its knowledge of and resilience to climate change, Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi announced today. “The weather station...

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New Meteorological Office established in Tokelau

2017 ended on a positive note for the Met Office of Tokelau with the re-establishment of a fully functional office for Tokelau in December. The Pacific Meteorological Desk Partnership (PMDP)...

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Interest in environment impact assessment strong in Tokelau

Residents of Nukunonu Atoll in Tokelau now have the skills to conduct Environment Impact Assessments (EIA) following training coordinated by SPREP. An EIA systematically helps to assess the impact of...

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Resilience two metres above sea-level

By Andy McElroy SUVA, 30 October 2015 – Building local disaster resilience is a matter of survival for the people of Tokelau, whose sole link to the rest of the world is a fortnightly boat service...

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Tokelau recovers from chikungunya

The Director of Health in Tokelau says over 200 people have had chikungunya since August but the peak of the outbreak is over now with no new cases in the past few days. Read the full story on Radio...

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Mangrove to be Introduce to Tokelau

Tokelau’s furthest island, Atafu will soon be home to swamp mangroves from Fiji - provided by the Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC). The introduction of the plant to Tokelau is part of the...

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AusAID brings fresh water to Tokelau through PACC+

15 July, 2013 Families on the remote Pacific island of Tokelau continued to have enough fresh water in the past year after a prolonged period of drought in the region, thanks to AusAID support. The...

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Emergency lifted after good rain in Tokelau

Updated October 27, 2011 09:19:53 There's been drought breaking rain in Tokelau .... so much that they've ended their state of emergency imposed because of the severe water shortage. A new campaign...

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NZ Tokelauns relaxed about water crisis

The US Coastguard has delivered fresh water to drought hit atolls in Tokelau. The cutter Walnut, which has its own desalination unit, has also brought water provided by New Zealand to the three...

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Samoa prepares to ship 100 000 litres to Tokelau

Samoa will ship almost 100 000 litters of water to Tokelau this weekend on the Samoa express ferry. Tokelau's three atolls are located about 480 kilometres north of Samoa. But while Tokelau's...

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