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March 17, 2015

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: In the wake of Cyclone Pam, the United States Government immediately issued disaster declarations from U.S. Embassy Port Moresby. The U.S. Government will continue to work closely with NGO partners and other nations to deliver relief assistance and to identify the most effective ways to immediately help those people most affected by the devastation wrought by Cyclone Pam.

A U.S. disaster relief team arrived in Port Vila, Vanuatu on Monday, March 16. Personnel from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) are assessing the damage and devastation. The team will identify the best methods for providing disaster assistance and how the United States can best help the people of Vanuatu.

The Government of the United States continues its support for the people of Vanuatu, as well as those affected in Solomon Islands, following the destruction wrecked by Cyclone Pam. The U.S. Government would like to again express its condolences to the families who lost loved ones due to the cyclone or who have been affected by the cyclone’s devastation.

US Government to Launch Grant Facility to Support Climate Change Initiatives  in the Pacific Islands Region
April 30, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching the five-year Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) in Suva on March 26 to help communities in Pacific Island countries adapt to effects of climate change.

US, Germany Partner to Boost Climate Change Resilience of Solomon Islands
March 27, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Germany’s aid agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ- commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development- BMZ), entered into a new partnership today to support the Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Programme (CHICHAP) in the Solomon Islands.

January 31, 2014

The U.S. Embassy in Suva announced the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide $500,000 USD ($950,000 FJD) to support Fiji’s transition to a democratic and inclusive political system and its upcoming elections.

Students Learn Typhoon-Resistant Construction Techniques in Majuro
June 12, 2013

USAID sponsored a week-long carpentry workshop at the College of Marshall Islands’ (CMI) Arrak campus in Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) from March 4 to 8.

US Launches Climate Change Projects in the Pacific
June 12, 2013

United States Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu, Frankie A. Reed, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director for the Philippines and the Pacific Islands Gloria D. Steele led the launching of the U.S. Government’s new projects that will help the Pacific Islands cope with climate change.

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