U.S. Government Awards New Climate Adaptation Grant for Tuvalu and Solomon Islands Communities
January 31, 2017

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new project that will help make the health systems of Pacific Island communities more adaptive to climate change. Through its Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM), USAID awarded a US $250,000 grant to the Foundation of the Peoples of the South Pacific International (FSPI). FSPI will implement the Mainstreaming Indigenous and Local Knowledge into Human Health Responses to Climate Change project with USAID support. This project will help the peoples of Tuvalu and Solomon Islands use local and indigenous knowledge to inform policies and scale up successful initiatives. This will contribute to building climate resilient health systems in the long term.

November 2, 2016

Pacific Islands Country Profile [PDF]

October 31, 2016

The USAID Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) awarded a grant to CARE International to increase the resilience and adaptive capacity of 25 communities affected by climate change in the provinces of Tafea and Sanma.

U.S. Ambassador Judith Cefkin Celebrates Launch of New Climate Change Adaptation Project in Buariki, Kiribati
October 17, 2016

Working in partnership with the U.S. Government, the people of Buariki have taken great strides to reduce their climate change vulnerability through construction of a climate-resilient health clinic in their village.

United States Government Donates K270,000 in Laboratory and Clinical Equipment to the Papua New Guinea Government
October 12, 2016

The U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea Catherine Ebert-Gray has presented various laboratory and clinical equipment worth over Two Hundred and Seventy Thousand Kinas (270,000.00PGK) for distribution to a number of clinics located in Daru (Western Province) and Port Moresby (NCD).