Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands - Institutional Strengthening Mission

From 27 February to 2 March 2017, World Vision, Oxfam, the University of Auckland in New Zealand and the National Disaster Management Office of the Solomon Islands organized the “Information Management in Disaster Risk Management Decision Making” workshop in Honiara, Solomon Islands. It was hosted by National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) of the Solomon Islands.

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Mon, 27/02/2017 to Fri, 03/03/2017

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The event was conducted by experts from World Vision Australia, Oxfam New Zealand, UN-SPIDER, UNOCHA, Civil Registration & Vital Statistics (CRVS), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), and NDMO. 

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Sixty five participants attended the activity, including government officials, NGOs, UN agencies, and stakeholders from communities and the private sector. It addressed ways to effectively extract information from available sources and how information is used in the disaster management cycle. The topic of “Integration of Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Pacific Islands” was discussed and UN-SPIDER coordinated the conduction of a group exercise on “Crucial Data for Response”.  The group exercise allowed participants to become aware of ways to acquire, process, and use satellite images to generate information on impacts of events. It was an opportunity for the participants to learn from experts and improve their capacities in using geospatial information in disaster response and recovery operations.

Information Management in Disaster Risk Management Decision Making workshop in Solomon Islands

 Information Management in Disaster Risk Management Decision Making workshop in Solomon Islands

From 27 February to 2 March 2017, World Vision, Oxfam, the University of Auckland in New Zealand and the National Disaster Management Office of the Solomon Islands organized the “Information Management in Disaster Risk Management Decision Making” workshop in Honiara, Solomon Islands. It was hosted by National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) of the Solomon Islands.

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Tue, 21/03/2017 - 08:11

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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Solomon Islands

UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child. Together with their partners, UNICEF works to translate that commitment into practical action, especially for the most disadvantaged children.

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fiji Multi-Country Office

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development organization. It advocates for change and connects the Pacific to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP Fiji Multi-Country Office covers 10 countries - Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

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Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources is responsible for Fisheries and Marine Resources, Aquaculture, Research on fisheries resources with potential for development, and Fisheries Extension Services.

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Solomon Islands School of Natural Resources

The Solomon Islands School of Natural Resources (SNR) is part of the Honiara Solomon Islands College of Higher Education. 

Website: http://www.sinu.edu.sb/SNRAS/snrasHome.html

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Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure Development

The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure Development deals with the development of important infrastructures to support development.

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Solomon Islands National Geographic Information Centre

The National Geographic Information Centre of the Solomon Islands provide geographic information and mapping products and services. The centre demonstrates the importance of having good quality maps of all types and geographic reports to support national planning and economic development.

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Solomon Islands Ministry of Mines

The Energy Division of the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification of Solomon Islands is responsible for legal and regulatory development and institutional strengthening.

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Solomon Islands National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)

The mission of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) of Solomon Islands is to provide leadership in the development and maintenance of measures to support communities in reducing their risks and managing the consequences of disasters. +

More information: directorndc [at] solomon.com.sb

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