Women's Weather Watch: It was a great recognition of of our Women's Weather Watch HeroWINS across Fiji as Rural Women Leaders in Ba, Tavua and Rakiraki this week have had a chance to amplify messsges regarding women's leadership in preparedness, response and recovery as well as building resilience in their communities particularly following TC Winston.
Women's Weather Watch (Oct'17): Cyclone Preparedness with Ravind Kumar
In this Women’s Weather Watch update, Sian Rolls speaks to Ravind Kumar, Director of the Fiji Meteorological Services, about the upcoming cyclone season. Kumar outlines some preparatory measures, the differences between cyclone categories and the ongoing dry spell.
Women's Weather Watch: Preparedness Update - BELOW AVERAGE TROPICAL CYCLONES PREDICTED FOR 2017/18 SEASON says Fiji Met Office
Ahead of Rural Women's Day 2017 our Rural Women Leaders community media network will be meeting to share stories, to be heard & acknowledged, because it is crucial for #women to creating #peace including at times of disaster.
The Pacific leads the way: integrating disaster risk management and climate change
4 October, 2017, Suva, Fiji - The Pacific island region is the first in the world to integrate climate change and disaster risk management to strengthen Pacific resilience. Already having made global history in being the first, the Pacific islands are strengthening their placing this week, holding the second regional meeting that brings the climate change and disaster risk management communities together.
Women's Weather Watch: Vanuatu Volcano Watch via Vanuatu Digest
If you turned on the television this week, you may have seen coverage of the potentially imminent eruption of Mount Agung volcano in Bali.
Women's Weather Watch: Vanuatu
Our thought are with the people of Ambae island Vanuatu. "We are praying for everyone's safety young and old, especially women and children and our school children to be safe while waiting for help to reach them," says Anne Pakoa of the Vanuatuywc Vywc
Women's Weather Watch: Our thoughts and prayers for safety and security for all communities affected at this time: If Maria retains its strength, it would be the most powerful hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years, since a Category 4 storm swept the U.S. island territory in 1932, Hurricane Center spokesman Dennis Feltgen said.
Women's Weather Watch: Tsunami alert (over)
Women's Weather Watch: As our thoughts and prayers go out to communities bearing the brunt of Hurricane Irma let's also amplify the key #womensweatherwatch message for will need inclusive and robust DRR plans which have women in leadership roles!