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Electric Power Corporation opens three Hydropower stations

21 December, 2017 - 1:42 pm in Community, Energy, Environment, Government, Latest News, Local News

  New Zealand High Commissioner, David Nicholson cutting the ribbon to open the three hydro power stations while Prime Minister Tuilaepa looks on By Rula Su’a – Vaai APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY, 21 DECEMBER 2017: Samoa is continuing its progress to…

Safe Haven from natural disasters officially launched at Falefa village

12 December, 2017 - 8:17 pm in Community, Environment, Latest News, Local News, Weather

  The hall built as a safe haven for the villagers of Falefa during natural disasters APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 12 DECEMBER 2017: A Safe Haven project…

$US45 million for Pacific catastrophe insurance

  The flashfloods triggered by Cyclone Evan in 2012 did major damage to Samoa's infrastructure The Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company, which…

Samoa’s proposal accepted by international conservation convention

29 October, 2017 - 11:50 am in Community, Environment, Fisheries, Latest News, Pacific Region, World

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER 2017: - The 12th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP12) today accepted the proposal by Samoa and Sri Lanka to list the blue shark on CMS Appendix II, acknowledging that the species…

Should disaster preparedness & prevention be taught in schools?

  A classroom in the Shichigo Elementary School at Sendai City that is teaching disaster preparedness in the school By Lagi Keresoma in Japan SENDAI CITY, THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER 2017:  It is said that school is the best place to make an impression on the minds…