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Resource Centre (Water)

The Pacific IWRM Resource Centre provides assistance to Pacific Island Countries in the development and implementation of National Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Water Use Efficiency (WUE) Plans, and assist in the coordination of regional water sector support programmes implemented with partner organisations.

The Resource Centre will include resources to assist government and other actors to facilitate processes and partnerships for IWRM on the national, catchment and community level.

Please click here to download The Pacific IWRM Resource Centre Brochure

http://pacificwater.org/pages.cfm/resource-center/

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 June 2010 14:41  


Newsflash

Pacific Island countries are amongst the most disaster prone in the region, exposed to natural hazards such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis, which all pose a significant challenge to development in the Pacific region. A single disaster event can result in losses in the millions of dollars and can undo progress in areas such as infrastructure, agriculture, healthcare and education.

Despite recognition of the importance of disaster resilient approaches to development, many countries face challenges in identifying ways to effectively mainstream risk reduction considerations into national development planning processes. To address this, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, in partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre is holding a one week training workshop which focusses on how to mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction into development.

The training, in Nadi from 14-18th July, includes participants from the Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu with representatives of National Disaster Management Offices and ministries responsible for national planning and finance. Representatives from the Pacific islands Forum Secretariat, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme and United Nations Development Programme will also participate in the training workshop.