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This document is a summary given drought occurs in Abaiang after long periods of low rainfall. In some villages, this causes fresh well water to turn brackish and this impacts communities and individuals ability to access fresh water and maintain their health and livelihood. Drought occurs at different times in each village depending on their vulnerability to drought.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… Disasters, and therefore disaster response, in the Pacific are expected to be affected by … and the robustness of the broader system of disaster response.. Four case study countries (Fiji, Cook Islands, … Regional Environment Programme … disaster … disaster response … climate change … fiji … cook islands … vanuatu … …
 Environment and Conservation Division-MELAD
… This plan is not focused on improving infrastructure (pipes, … need to be taken at a village and household level and this plan will help the villages decide what actions to take …
… was the limited human resources for health and disaster response more generally, both in times of disaster response and in day-to-day operations. Another common finding …
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… the basic process of developing a national marine spatial plan. It has been tailored specifically for use by Pacific … Pacific Regional Environment Programme … marine spatial plan … spatial plan … macbio … Coastal and Marine …
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… Programme … marine … marine litter … marine action plan … Coastal and Marine …
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… This Strategic Plan provides an integrated overview of a science based to … Environment Programme … marine resources strategic plan … strategic plan … marine resources … marine management … noaa … …
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… Programme … marine spill … marine waste … contingency plan … Coastal and Marine …
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
… has developed this National Marine Spill Contingency Plan (NATPLAN) as part of its commitment to protecting its … to initiate, conduct and terminate an emergency spill response on, or into the navigable waters of Papua New … Programme (SPREP) … chemical spill - contingency plan - png - oceania … harbours - risk management - png - …
 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
… The Protected Areas Working Group (PAWG) Action Plan 2014-2020 aligns with the Framework for Nature … in terms of time span and objectives. The Action Plan was developed during a series of planning meetings and … group … protected areas … nature conservation … action plan … 2014 - 2020 … 2020 … Land … Biodiversity … Coastal and …
… training, you can ask participants to fill in this Action Plan. The goal is to link learning to performance. … docx … …
 Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council
… This American Samoa Archipelago Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) was developed by the Western Pacific Regional …
 Government of Tuvalu

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have gained wide acceptance among coastal planners,
managers, researchers, and scientists as an effective tool that can be utilized to protect
threatened marine and coastal ecosystems. MPAs allow depleted breeding stocks of
important food fish and invertebrate species to regenerate and become re-established,
providing a foundation for sustainable fisheries. Typically, the MPA model comprises a core
“’no-take” conservation area, within which harvest of fish and other consumable resources is

 Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council
… - pacific - oceania … marine resources - strategic plan … protected areas … protected areas - management … …

Maximizing benefits from the ocean - Tarawa serves as a good example of the perceived values of the ocean.

… As a regional plan, PACPLAN applies only to spills where regional …
 Ramsar

Promote and encourage the use of standard wetland inventory methodologies following the Ramsar Framework for Wetland Inventory (Resolution VIII.6), to undertake, update and disseminate national (or, where appropriate, provincial) scientific inventories of wetlands.

Available online

Call Number: [EL]

Physical Description: 90 p.

… The action plan sets out the policy context and key actions to minimize …

Providing the ten steps to a healthier ocean and stronger economy.

… The Action Plan was endorsed by PAWG members at the Annual Meeting and …