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Weather services a never-ending story Weather services a never-ending story By Yvette T D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services 17 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Finnish-Pacific (FINPAC) project is leaving the Pacific countries with a stark remin... More detail
Samoa promotes smartphone app for weather warnings to region... Samoa promotes smartphone app for weather warnings to regional meeting By Seia Ualesi of Savali Newspaper 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Samoa showcased its smartphone app designed to deliver warnings in times of natural disasters as well as d... More detail
WMO to strengthen presence in Asia Pacific region WMO to strengthen presence in Asia Pacific region   By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island New Association (PINA) 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has boosted its presence in the Asia and Paci... More detail
PMC hears breakthrough in climate prediction modelling PMC hears breakthrough in climate prediction modelling   By Samisoni Pareti of Islands Business Magazine & Bentaake Kiima of Broadcasting & Publications Authority (Kiribati) 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – A joint South Korean a... More detail
Pacific Resilience Program moves forward Pacific Resilience Program moves forward By Linny Folau of Matangi Tonga Online 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – A regional program aimed at strengthening Pacific Island countries resilience to natural disasters and clima... More detail
Roadmap applauded as it awaits endorsement Roadmap applauded as it awaits endorsement By Priya Chand of Islands Business Magazine 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Pacific Roadmap for Strengthened Climate Services (PRSC) 2017-2026 received support from members pr... More detail
Australia parts with its ocean project in the Pacific Australia parts with its ocean project in the Pacific   By Linny Folau of Matangi Tonga Online 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Honiara, Solomon Islands - As the Climate and Oceans Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac) draws to an en... More detail
Coastal flooding and safety of life at sea are key prioritie... Coastal flooding and safety of life at sea are key priorities By Ruci Vakamino of Wansolwara 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The Pacific Island Marine and Ocean Services (PIMOS) panel has made progress on its key priorities of coastal flood... More detail
UNESCO to boost support for sustainable water services in th... UNESCO to boost support for sustainable water services in the Pacific By Yvette D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The United Nation Education Scientific and Cultural organisation (UNESCO) wants to increas... More detail
Fiji to host IPCC 1st lead authors meeting in October Fiji to host IPCC 1st lead authors meeting in October By Pita Ligaiula of Pacific Island News Association (PINA) 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Fiji has offered to host the first lead authors meeting for the Inter-Governm... More detail
Tuvalu looks forward to new climate prediction model Tuvalu looks forward to new climate prediction model By Bentaake Kiima of Broadcasting and Publications Authority 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Tuvalu is looking forward to using a new climate prediction model once it is release f... More detail
Pacific Climate Change Centre provides research and training... Pacific Climate Change Centre provides research and training opportunity By Seia Ualesi of Savali Newspaper 16 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – A new Pacific Climate Change Centre that will provide meteorology training and research opportunities is schedul... More detail
Twelve PMC Member States comply with SOLAS Convention Twelve PMC Member States comply with SOLAS Convention By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Twelve member countries of the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) have complied with the International Convention... More detail
Pacific needs to share more information – Regional directo... Pacific needs to share more information – Regional director By Ana Uili of MEIDAC, Tonga 15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – The head of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has called on the Pacific to break the barrier of withhol... More detail
Need for more training on tsunami early warning systems for ... Need for more training on tsunami early warning systems for PMC members By Repeka Nasiko of Fiji Times 15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Strengthen tsunami early warning trainings for national weather and climate offices is being urged at the Pacific Me... More detail
Call to coordinate regional ocean and climate research Call to coordinate regional ocean and climate research By Ana Uili of MEIDAC, Tonga 15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Coordinate regional ocean and climate research and observation to meet regional needs is the call from the Director Ge... More detail
Samoa Met in the chase to meet aviation weather standards Samoa Met in the chase to meet aviation weather standards By Joshua Lafoai of National University of Samoa School of Journalism 15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Samoa is one of many Pacific Island countries still in the process of meetin... More detail
Virtual climate information hub for the Pacific in pipeline Virtual climate information hub for the Pacific in pipeline By Priya Chand Islands Business Magazine & Pita Ligaiula PACNEWS, in Honiara, Solomon Islands15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – A virtual Pacific Island Regional Climate Center (... More detail
Chatty beetles to reach weather and climate messages to the ... Chatty beetles to reach weather and climate messages to the ‘last mile’ By Yvette T D’Unienville of Tuvalu Broadcasting Services 15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – With the introduction of chatty beetles for a disaster-prone country like Tuvalu, c... More detail
Met Directors set for first Partners and Donors Roundtable Met Directors set for first Partners and Donors Roundtable By Jared Koli of Island Sun Newspaper15 August, 2017, Honiara, Solomon Islands, PMC-4 – Meteorology directors from Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPRE... More detail
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