From teacher, to logistician
Meet Vani, the first intern in one of the latest logistics preparedness initiatives in the Pacific04 February 2019
In February 2016, the southern hemisphere’s strongest ever tropical cyclone on record, Cyclone Winston, tore through the Pacific Island nation of Fiji. Home to 869,458 people across 110 islands, the category 5 cyclone impacted villages and remote communities across the country. Logistics...
“If we plan ahead we’re able to adapt”
Voices from the Pacific region on logistics preparedness29 January 2019
It’s November in Tonga, cyclone season in the South Pacific region began 19 days ago, and in the small island nation’s capital of Nuku'alofa 49 people gather for the Polynesia logistics preparedness workshop. With 36 inhabited islands lying across the Pacific Ring of Fire, Tonga is ranked the...
‘A community of responders’
Strengthening logistics preparedness in Polynesia23 November 2018
‘Local responders are at the heart of the platform’
A look into the Pacific region’s latest humanitarian logistics tool28 September 2018
5 things you didn't know about...the Preparedness Project
Did you know? Studies show supply chain costs make up 60-80% of humanitarian response.08 August 2018
Good intentions, unintended consequences: how to help when disasters strike the Pacific 21 June 2018
Vanuatu’s Ambae Emergency: a Locally-led Evacuation 26 January 2018
The Logistics Cluster in the Pacific advocates “Cash is Best” message for 2017-18 cyclone season 03 November 2017