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GCCA+ SUPA photo stories

GCCA+ SUPA photo stories

Scaling up water storage capacity in Nauru in response to climate change: Assisting the most vulnerable in a systematic way http://ccprojects.gsd.spc.int/4367-2/ Lifestyle changes and climate resilience in the Marshall Islands: Involving youth through art http://ccprojects.gsd.spc.int/4431-2/  Women lead coastal planting and clean-up activities in Hihifo, Tongatapu http://ccprojects.gsd.spc.int/4482-2/

Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought

Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought

   SPC and water authority staff measuring water levels in a monitoring bore.   Residents of Yap State, the westernmost state of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), are experiencing their fourth month of extreme drought, and face critical challenges in maintaining a safe water supply for their communities. The Pacific Community (SPC) is nowRead more about Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought[…]

Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands

Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands

Women in the newly established nursery learning to cook with local vegetables, whilst enjoying an exercise class, Ailuk Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands  As people around the world learn to live with the COVID-19 crisis, women in a small atoll island in the Marshall Islands, are reaping the benefits of a three-year long, EuropeanRead more about Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands[…]

New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders

New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders

Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project. The community in the small low-lying atoll of Kapingamarangi, which lies just north of theRead more about New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders[…]

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation holds initial meeting in Fiji

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation holds initial meeting in Fiji

Delegates from ten Pacific Island countries gathered in Suva, Fiji in March for the inception and planning meeting of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (GCCA+ SUPA) project. The € 15 million project is funded by the European Union (EU) and is implemented by the Pacific Community (SPC) in partnershipRead more about Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation holds initial meeting in Fiji[…]

Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts

Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts

  Communities in the remote, drought prone, northern atolls of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) are trialling new food security measures to increase the availability of local food crops, expand the use of drought resistant crop varieties, improve soil management practices, and establish nurseries. These efforts are part of the European Union – NorthRead more about Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts[…]