Climate Change and Water Security in Palau

The following activities are being supported under the European Union funded GCCA: PSIS project in Palau.

Climate change adaptation project

The ‘Addressing water sector climate change vulnerabilities in the outlying island states of Palau’ project is improving water infrastructure in Palau’s five outlying island States – Angaur, Hatohobei, Kayangel, Sonsorol and Peleliu. Rainwater catchment systems in Hatohobei and Sonsorol are being repaired and replaced, and groundwater pumping and distribution systems will be upgraded in the other three states.

The project is also conducting hydrological assessments; expanding water systems monitoring and maintenance regimes; and providing water conservation education.

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Technical assistance with mainstreaming of climate change and improving access to climate finance

In Palau, the GCCA: PSIS project has supported:

Training and capacity building

As part of the GCCA: PSIS project, several kinds of training have been delivered in Palau:

From Coconuts to Fresh Water